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At different times in Shamli, farmers also hold demonstrations for payment of dues.
In Shamli, three sugar mills owe more than Rs 640 crore to farmers for sugarcane. On this issue, farmer organizations have warned the district administration to hold a sit-in. Along with this, farmers have also asked sugar mills not to give sugarcane in case of non-receipt of dues soon.
5 months payment arrears
Seeing the attitude of the farmers, the Shamli District Magistrate has made a meeting with the sugar mill owners and farmer leaders to get the cane arrears cleared at the earliest. According to the current data, the payment of sugarcane has been done till January 28. Cane payment for about 5 months is still pending. Due to which the farmers are threatening the sugar mills of not giving sugarcane along with protesting. Just a few days ago, the farmer leaders had unitedly submitted a memorandum to the Additional District Magistrate in the name of the Chief Minister, demanding payment of sugarcane in this month.
District Sugarcane Officer Vijay Bahadur Singh said that legal action will be taken against sugar mills.
The officer said – if the arrears are not given, then legal action will be taken
In this matter, District Sugarcane Officer Vijay Bahadur Singh says that we are making efforts to make quick payment of cane arrears of the farmers from the three sugar mills. If not, then legal action will be taken against them. Rs 640 crore is outstanding on all three sugar mills. Which we are pressurizing to pay the arrears by the end of October.