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Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana


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.

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.

Maharashtra: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana to break away from MVA govt, says Raju Shetti

March 16, 2022 6:42 pm

A formal proposal will be placed for discussion and passage in a meeting on April 5, said Shetty who cited the MVA government's alleged apathy towards farmers and agriculture sector for breaking ties with it.

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”.

Raju Shetti stopped on way to mill, farmers protest outside government rest house

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.

Maharashtra: Once a collective voice for cane farmers, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana suffers another setback

September 29, 2019 5:44 am

State president Ravikant Tupkar quits struggling outfit

‘I’m going to meet Prakash Ambedkar to take anti-BJP alliance talks forward’

October 01, 2018 2:56 am

Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana president Raju Shetti has decided not to have any alliance with the BJP ahead of the polls in 2019. "The dictatorial style of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and the BJP has totally disappointed us," he says.

Maharashtra: Shetkari Sanghatana steps up agitation, says it will not let cane crushing start

November 01, 2017 4:16 am

The farmers’ protest, millers say, is against the statue of the law as the Cane Control Board (CCB) is the final authority in deciding the cane price. However, Raju Shetti said their demand was for the first instalment and not the final cane price.

Modi govt policies are anti-farmer: NDA ally

July 07, 2014 2:41 am

Shetti’s party had been contesting both Lok Sabha and Assembly polls independently until 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

NDA ally SSS warns of stir over 2-pc hike

June 29, 2014 1:35 am

SSS is demanding to raise the MSP by at least 16 per cent to ensure farmers recover the production cost in the agriculture sector.