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Upper Kuttanad Farmers Not Paid For Removing Silt From Paddy Fields

Thiruvalla: The farmers in Upper Kuttanad are on the path of protest as they have not been given remuneration for removing the mud deposited in the farmlands during the floods. The Government has allotted Rs.12,200 per hectare but the farmers have received none; the action council says that the bureaucratic attitude of officials caused the debacle.