KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 14
Paddy harvesting has begun across the country, however the farmers are not getting the support price for the crop set by the government.
Aiming to encourage farmers, the government had set the support price for paddy on June 16. Back then, the government had set the minimum support price of Rs 27.35 per kg for thick-sized paddy and Rs 28.85 per kg for thin-sized paddy.
However, the farmers have been complaining that they are not getting the rates set by the government.
“We were so happy when the government had set the minimum support price for paddy. However, we have been forced to sell our harv