Farmers are issued token generated from the State capital and is given a time period to sell their paddy at the nearby paddy procurement centre or mandis.
The incident took place when hundreds of farmers had blocked the State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on the road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS.
The ruling BJD government welcomed Centre's decision, Congress said the hike in MSP is of no use for the farmers.
Hundreds of farmers blocked State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS.
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