February 26, 2021, 7:04 am
Nazrul Islam, Joypurhat: Prices of potatoes are high, so the prices of potato seeds are also high. The potato seeds are not even available at the beginning of the season. Joypurhat district Krishak League leaders along with central Krishak League leaders and workers appeared directly with potato seeds to distribute free among the farmers to tackle the potato seeds crisis with the slogan ‘Save the farmers, save the country’.
2000 kg potato seeds were distributed free of cost among 200 farmers at Moin Uddin Govt High School ground in Kalai upazila of Joypurhat district. Meanwhile, Abdul Latif Tarin, vice-president of Bangladesh Central Krishak League handed over the said seeds among the farmers.
A meeting was held centering potato seeds distribution at free of cost at the same venue. Abdul Latif Tarin Kalai upazila Krishak League convenor Bir Muktijoddha Babu Munish Chowdhury presided over the discussion meeting. Abdul Latif Tarin, vice-president of Bangladesh Central Krishak League addressed the function as chief guest.
Among others, the meeting was addressed by Azmal Hossain, secretary of agriculture of Central Krishak League, Joypurhat district Krishak League president Advocate Firoza Chowdhury, general secretary Jalal Sarkar, Bogura district Krishak League president Alamgir Hossain Badsha, general secretary Manzurul Hossain. The Leaders and workers of kalai, Khetlal and Akkelpur Upazila Krishak League were present on the occasion.
Getting potato seeds at free of cost in this potato seeds crisis period farmers expressed their deep satisfaction. Rashedul Islam, a farmer from Borai village, said that farmers will never forget the benefits this government has made in the crisis. As long as these farmers are alive, the farmers will remember the Awami League government.