Gujarat APMC yards suspend trading to tackle Covid second wave

Lincoln Wylie

Agricultural Create Promoting Committee (APMC) yards in Gujarat have suspended buying and selling activities next a sharp rise in Covid-19 positives, leaving farmers in the Condition sitting down on a pile of harvested wintertime crops and a worried good deal.

The Agricultural Create Industry Committee (APMC) at Rajkot, just one of the largest marketplace yards in Saurashtra area, on Tuesday announced suspension of buying and selling activities till additional notice. The lawn is a big place of trade for jeera (cumin seed), cotton, pulses, groundnut, castor, wheat, onion and potato.

Blow to farmers

This has come as a setback to farmers. “We had been waiting around for governing administration to procure wheat. I have about fifty quintals of unsold harvested wheat laying on my fields. We are in will need of cash, but the marketplaces are shut till additional notice. It is extremely unsure situation, and we are clueless what

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