Video: Paddy purchasing paused in Pollonaruwa - Government grants another 100 million.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 - 12:51



Farmer Organizations in Polonnaruwa complain that the government has stopped paddy purchasing in the area.


Progressive Farmers Association President M.K. Jayatissa said that the private stockists and millers have capitalized this situation to purchase paddy at low prices.


When our news team contacted Polonnaruwa District Secretary Nimal Abeysiri said that 100 million rupees were granted to Cooperative Societies in the district to purchase paddy yesterday.