According to the Bhubaneswar All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordinating Committee, the event was held at Master Canteen Square in Bhubaneswar today on the occasion of organizing the MSP Rights Day across the country.
As per the recommendations of the MS Swaminathan National Farmers Commission-2006, the minimum support price (total production cost 50 % ) of all agricultural commodities is the way to increase MSP insisted. The Central Government has demanded the enactment of a law by the Central Government. In the state of Kerala, the state government is buying bonuses for paddy at Rs 2,748 per quintal and including vegetables in the MSP, which is why Odisha will not be the case, AIKACC-Odisha branch said.
As the campaign intensifies in the coming days, millions of farmers will gather in Delhi on November 26-27 and farmers and workers across the country will go on strike. Today’s agitation was attended by Suresh Panigrahi, state secretary of the All India Krishak Sabha, Jagannath Mishra, senior farmers’ leader, Jyoti Ranjan Mohapatra, state adviser to the All India Advanced Krishak Sabha, Aniruddha Malik, state secretary of the All India Krishak Mahasabha. Farmers leaders Abhiram Behera, Promodini Sahu, Vijay Sahu, Vijay Barik, Biplab Das, Chitta Ranjan Mohanty, including AICS state leaders Jayant Das, Ashok Sabu, Insaf’s BJP host Narendra Mahant, Samajwadi Krishak Morcha state leader Sudarshan Pradhan The chief joined in and took charge.