Minimum price for arecanut soon: CM

Chief minister B S Yeddyurappa said the state government will contemplate providing minimum support price for arecanut between January and April.Responding to pleas of farmers at the inaugural session of the new cocoa-processing unit of Campco here on Monday, he said the system to provide MSP would be introduced from next year. But he was mum about a demand from Puttur MLA Mallika Prasad to provide MSP of Rs 90 per kg for arecanut.

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