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`Allocate 40pc fund to agriculture sector`


agri1430987868Speakers at a gathering in the city on Thursday demanded allocation of 40 percent fund of the total budget to the country`s agriculture sector.

Samajtantrik Khetmojur O Krishok Front of Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal organised the gathering in front of the National Press Club in the city on Thursday.

Speakers said, labourers in agriculture sector only get job just three months and they are to stay in their houses about nine months, as a result they are to starve at that time.

They also demanded ensuring fair prices of agriculture products and proving allowance to the distressed women.

The gathering also declared that they would submit a memorandum to the agriculture minister to press home their demands.

President of Samajtantrik Khetmojur O Krishok Front Shubhrangshu Chakrabarty presided over the gathering.


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