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Punnakku increased by Rs. 1000/=; Farmers burn effigies of Minister & President (Video)

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The price of Punnakku has been increased by Rs. 1000 at once. Accordingly, the price of a kilogram of Punnakku which was Rs. 1800 has now increased to Rs. 2800.

Former Member of Parliament Lakshman Seneviratne says that due to this the people who are engaged in cattle rearing have gone into a severe crisis.

Meanwhile, farmers from many areas of the country engaged in protests yesterday as well demanding an immediate solution to Sri Lanka’s fertilizer crisis which may well lead to a crop and food shortage.

Enraged farmers burned and thrashed effigies of Agriculture Minister Manhindananada Aluthgamage & President Gotabaya Rajapaksa claiming that the government was misleading farmers.

They also said that had no confidence in the government regarding its claims on compensating farmers.

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