Farmers’ groups stage protest demanding release of water from Tungabhadra dam even after Nov 5 – The Hindu

Splinter groups of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) and Hasiru Sene, along with other pro-farmer organisations on Wednesday staged separate protest demonstrations in front of Deputy Commissioner’s office demanding release of water after November 5 to save the standing crop in the Tungabhadra command areas in Hosapete, Ballari and Sirguppa.A large number of farmers, led by a group of KRRS, along with Chaganur-Siriwar Neeravari Bhoo Rakshana Samiti and Raitha-Krishi Karmikara Sangha, came out in a procession with bullock carts from Chaganur and Siriwar villages demanding release of water from the dam.

Source: Farmers’ groups stage protest demanding release of water from Tungabhadra dam even after Nov 5 – The Hindu

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