No raw sugar to be transported in UP till crushing continues

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 23:54

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government today
said that the entry of raw sugar into the state will not be
allowed till all the cane is crushed.

"In the larger interest of the farmers the government
has decided that import of raw sugar in the state will not
be allowed till the time cane crushing is being done," Uttar
Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said in a statement issued

She said the government`s decision has been backed by
the farmers and was in the interest of consumers.


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First Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 23:54

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