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Raju Shetti


Farmers’ leader Raju Shetti takes MSP battle to northeast India

May 16, 2022 9:50 am

The former MP from Hatkanangle said they wanted a law along the lines of the Minimum Wages Act, which will allow farmers to have the legal cover to get MSP in markets.

MVA anti-farmer, says Raju Shetti as his party walks out of alliance

April 06, 2022 7:26 am

Making the announcement at the Sanghatana's state executive meeting in Kolhapur, Shetti said the MVA has let down farmers and consistently ignored their demands.

Swabhamani Shetkari Sanghatana to decide today on leaving MVA, will not join BJP ranks: Raju Shetti

April 05, 2022 6:35 pm

The latest trigger for Shetti's resentment is the government's decision to pay fair and remunerative prices (FRP) to sugarcane farmers in two installments instead of the ongoing practice of paying in a single instalment.

Raju Shetti interview: ‘Farmers not MVA’s priority, SSS also against its land acquisition policy’

March 18, 2022 3:59 pm

"A majority of the party office-bearers and workers are of the view that continuing with the MVA is detrimental to their political image,"said Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana founder-president Raju Shetti.

Farmers have nothing to gain from sale of wine in supermarkets: Raju Shetti

January 30, 2022 10:03 pm

The state government had recently justified its decision taken in the cabinet to open sale of wine in supermarkets by saying that it would bring higher remuneration to farmers as “wine is made from various fruits, cereals and food grains”.

Maharashtra government should bring comprehensive farm law: Raju Shetti

December 11, 2021 3:47 am

According to Shetti, "The Maharashtra government should make licence mandatory for traders procuring produce from farmers. At present there is no mechanism to check exploitation of farmers by traders."

Pune: Farmer outfit demands FRP plus 400 as the first installment payment for cane sold to mills

October 20, 2021 9:50 am

Addressing a large crowd of cane growers, Shetti pointed to the robust sugar prices, which will allow mills to easily pay farmers well above the government declared FRP of Rs 2,900 per tonne of cane at basic recovery of 10 per cent.

Cane farmers don't know which political party is talking for them: Raju Shetti

October 19, 2021 8:50 am

One of the biggest problems facing the canegrowers from Maharashtra and Karnataka is the damage caused to the standing crop in the floods, said farmer leader and former MP Raju Shetti

Farm laws: Raju Shetti’s outfit to take part in September 27 Bharat Bandh

September 26, 2021 4:07 pm

The SSS also threatened to agitate against the Maharashtra government's decision to amend the Sugarcane Control Order, 1966. The amendments will allow sugar mills to pay fair and remuneration price (FRP) in installments.

My nomination to Maharashtra Legislative Council was not promised, but decided by Sharad Pawar: Shetti

September 03, 2021 7:22 pm

There was no promise made... it was decided between Sharad Pawar and I," said Shetti while expressing his anger over the possibility of his name being dropped.