Thursday, October 3, 2013

Mr.M.C.R.Shetty-President (centre) Mr.Naveen-Treasurer(Left) Dr.V.S.Punja-(Right)

Addressing the media Mr.MCR Shetty,President KPFBA said that the members are facing few problems which includes law & order and requested the authorities to address them.He said though the poultry farming is an agricultural activity,the Panchayats are insisting the poultry farmers to obtain licenses.The association has requested the government to remove APMC cess and also treat poultry farming on par with agriculture.

Mr.Shetty said, 'there are instances of some people attacking the farms and employees and damaging the poultry farm properties".He requested the authorities to immediately address these problems. The Association is also planning to stage a rally in Bangalore palace grounds on october 26th,2013 to draw the attention of the government to various problems faced by the members of the association.About 20,000 farmers from across the state of Karnataka are expected to participate in the rally.

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