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Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana


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.

Maharashtra: No payment yet,

January 02, 2014 12:45 am

Sugar mills had started crushing in the first week of December 2013 after SSS called off its agitation for higher cane prices.

Maharashtra: Decision on AAP-SSS tie-up for 2014 polls next week

December 31, 2013 1:31 am

The SSS had earlier met in Pune to chart out the future course of action for the party.

To reach out to rural areas,AAP & SSS may forge a pre-poll alliance in state

December 21, 2013 2:55 am

The party has started exploring possibilities of entering into a pre-poll alliance with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana.

Maharashtra to pay Rs 2,650 per quintal of sugar,protests likely to end

February 06, 2014 3:52 pm

A senior activist Raghunath Patil said,“Anything below Rs 3,000 per quintal is not acceptable.