March 26, 2021 1:48 am
After five months of crushing, sugar mills in Maharashtra have procured 828.27 lakh tonnes of cane from farmers for which they had to pay Rs 18,221.50 crore as the government declared Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP)
March 25, 2021 3:45 pm
Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana's founder Raju Shetti had announced that he would start an indefinite protest out of Sahyadri Cooperative Sugar mill from today for clearance of cane dues.
March 19, 2021 7:02 pm
Across Maharashtra, SSS activists under the leadership of Raju Shetti held demonstrations, stalling the traffic on important state and national highways.
January 15, 2021 12:47 am
SSS president Raju Shetti said, “When SC had admonished the Narendra Modi government for its failure to tackle the farmers' unrest over the three contentious farm laws, we were hopeful that something concrete would emerge in its final verdict.”
January 12, 2021 8:01 pm
Former MP and founder of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, Raju Shetti, said the agitating farmers were not looking for a stay but a complete repeal of the laws.
October 19, 2020 1:30 am
He added that NDRF should be deployed in all areas where help is needed to relocate people.
August 27, 2020 10:36 pm
Pointing to the government’s indifference towards dairy farmers, Raju Shetti said, “Unfortunately, most politicians who own milk unions or milk companies are not paying dairy farmers high renumeration.”
August 17, 2020 8:23 pm
Western Maharashtra is home to a large number of dairy farmers. SSS president Raju Shetti expressed disappointment with the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led government for its “apathy towards dairy farmers”.
June 18, 2020 3:08 am
On Tuesday, Shetti, along with party leader Rajendra Dhavan Patil, had met Pawar at the latter’s home in Baramati. During the four-and-a-half-hour-long meeting, Pawar finalised the decision to nominate Shetti as the candidate for the upcoming Maharashtra Legislative Council polls.
February 21, 2020 12:55 pm
Raju Shetti had split from the original Shetkari Sanghatana, formed by legendary farmers’ leader Sharad Joshi, to form his own organisation.