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Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 13:23
Paddy farmers and millers to protest today
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Small scale rice mill owners, farmers and consumers will launch a protest today in front of the Paddy Marketing Board against the increase of rice prices, All Ceylon Farmers’ Federation says.

Its national organizer and JVP North Western Provincial Councilor Namal Karunaratne said the state can sell its rice for Rs. 43.65 per kilo. He added that rice is sold at a higher price with the interference of brokers.

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