Farmers pour 200 litres of milk on roads

Dairy Farmers of Vellore poured 200 litres of milk on the roadside on the sixth day of the strike called by Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Welfare Association here demanding increased procurement price.

Erode: Dairy Farmers of Vellore poured 200
litres of milk on the roadside on the sixth day of the strike
called by Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Welfare Association here
demanding increased procurement price.

Farmers in Vellore, Vavikadai and other areas in the
district staged demonstrations to press for their demand.
Some Milk producers brought milk to the Uzhavar Shandies
and sold it at Rs 24 per litre to consumers, while others
convereted milk to curd and sold them in packets.

Officials said AAVIN had received only 20 per cent of its
regular milk supply.
Every day more than 50,000 litres of milk are sold by
AAVIN in the district.

PTI

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