PM Modi Pledges President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Fertilisers Midst Sri Lanka Food Scarcity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of fertilizer for the current crop season in the midst of catastrophic food scarcity as a result of Sri Lanka's greatest economic crisis. The Sri Lankan High Commission in India said India has committed to providing the Yala season with 65,000 MT of urea. Sri Lanka has received approximately $3 billion in aid from India to help with basic necessities.
Tags: Sri Lanka, India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fertilizer, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Courtesy: Zee News
9 Arrested In Assam 'Fertilizer Scam'; CID Conducts Raids
CID, after conducting raids in Assam's Morigaon, Kamrup, Darrang, Cachar and Goalpara, arrested nine persons in connection to "fertilizer scam" in the state. The arrest has come following CM's order to probe into the procurement and distribution of urea in the state. Reportedly, the said fertilizer was sold at a higher cost than prescribed by the given. Also the retailers paused the supply of urea to create an unnatural scarcity.
Tags: Urea, fertilizer, Assam, CID, HIMANTA BISWA SHARMA
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Visits Farmers' Families Who Died Due To Fertilizer Scarcity
Priyanka Gandhi, Congress general secretary in authority of Uttar Pradesh, travelled to Lalitpur by train on October 29 to visit families of farmers who perished as a consequence of a fertilizer scarcity. She told them that she would comply with their requests. Congress stated, the whole state of Bundelkhand, including Lalitpur, is suffering from extreme fertilizer scarcity. One farmer killed himself, while another died waiting in line for… read-more
Tags: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Lalitpur, farmer protest, fertilizer
Courtesy: United News Of India