Fertilizers at Rs 420 per bag: Parijat

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    IMPHAL, July 21: Agriculture minister Ph Parijat has approved the sale of fertilizers at Rs 420 per 50 kg bag after a meeting with representatives of farmers’ bodies at his office chamber today. The meeting also resolved that the subsidized fertilizers will be distributed to farmers in all districts through agents with participation of departmental staff and non-profit organizations.  It further agreed that other traders beside authorized dealers found selling fertilizers or those selling them at inflated rates will be punished under the provisions of the law. The meeting was attended by representatives of All Manipur Farmers Association, Loumi Shimmi Apunba Lup, Apunba Manipur Lou-shingu Lup and officials of agriculture department.

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