Byadgi farmer’s fiery protests as dry chilli prices drop; CM seeks report

In one week, the price of dry chillies has reportedly dropped by ₹12,000 to around ₹10,000 per quintal, resulting in a big jolt to farmers.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 12, 2024 | 1:15 PMUpdatedMar 12, 2024 | 1:15 PM

Karnataka Dry Chilly Haveri Price Drop Byadgi APMC Farmers

Tension prevailed at Byadgi International Market in on Monday, 11 March, as a sudden drop in dry chilly prices upset farmers who staged protests and reportedly set ablaze vehicles and an APMC office. In one week, the prices reportedly dropped by ₹12,000 to around ₹10,000 per quintal. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has sought a report on the price drop.

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