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    Farmer gets pittance for crop, sends it to PM

    Dec 03, 2018 07:45 IST

    An onion-grower from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had to sell his produce for little over one rupee per kg has sent his earnings to the Prime Minister to mark his protest. Sathe told PTI that he grew 750 kg of onion after 4 months of labour, but was offered a rate of one rupee per kg at wholesale market last week. Finally he could negotiate a deal 1 rupee and 40 paise per kg and for 1,064 rupees for 750kg. He decided to send it to the PM to show his protest

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