Date: Tuesday, 19-February-2019, 10:53 AM | Message # 1
NEWS Published on Feb 18, 2019
Days after 40 security personnel lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, tomato farmers in Jhabua district have decided not to export their produce to the neibhouring Pakistan anymore.The decision was taken by the farming community in order to mark their protest against the gruesome incident. At present, there are 5000 farmers who have been engaged in tomato cultivation in the region. Ravindra Patidar, a farmer said, "We are farmers and we grow tomatoes. We also export tomatoes to Pakistan. And by eating our food, they are killing our soldiers.