Due to Corona once again, there is disappointment among farmers in Madhya Pradesh and other big cities of the country due to the night curfew being implemented. The prices are getting less in the mandis. The situation is that farmers are forced to sell okra and gilki at the rate of Re 1 kg, but still, buyers are not being found.
Due to this, in Barwani, the farmer planted cultivators on the lady's finger and set it on fire. 5 km from the district headquarters of Barwani, the farmers of village decoration had planted ladyfinger and gilki by planting laborers, but due to no supply, the animals had to feed.
Farmer Vikas Solanki even cultivated the crop by running a cultivator on the plants of ladyfinger. Vinod, another farmer of the village, said that in Indore Mandi four days ago, the price of ladyfinger and Nikki was 16 to 18 rupees per kg, but on Friday it was one to one and a half rupees.
There will be trouble in repaying debt due to the non-sale of crop
The lockdown had to uproot and throw tomatoes on three acres and okra in four acres. At the same time, to pay the loan of 3 lakh rupees of the bank again planted 16 kg of ladyfinger seed in 5 acres. Spent one and a half million on the crop but due to falling prices and no supply, the plants had to be frozen. This will make it difficult to deposit the bank's loan.
Trains are not going to the market at night
Vegetable trader Amit Yadav of Anjad told that curfew has been implemented in Indore, Bhopal from 10 am to 6 am. After this information, we are not able to send the vehicles. The district supplies 20 pick-up and 10 big vehicle vegetables daily. At the moment everything has stopped.
Supplies closed in Delhi mandi
Farmer Solanki said that after the lockdown, the vegetable supply of ladyfinger is closed in Delhi Mandi. Due to this also, there is a loss. Whereas Bhendi consumed 50 vehicles before lockdown from here. 500 to 600 foil okra comes in a vehicle. The weight of a foil is 20 to 25 kg. Plants are prone to yellowing if vegetables are not broken.
But prices are fixed in Kerala
Kerala is the only state where the government has fixed prices of 16 vegetables. From November 1, the farmers of the state are getting the benefit of the Minimum Price Vegetable Scheme. This price is 20 percent more than their cost. If the market price goes below the fixed price, the government will buy the produce at the base price.