Ban on sugarcane crushing may solve Maharashtra’s drought problems3 min read . Updated: 07 Sep 2015, 12:33 PM IST
The question is whether Devendra Fadnavis will go ahead with the move, which can have huge political and economic implications
Mumbai: Last week, Maharashtra’s revenue and agriculture minister Eknath Khadse suggested a temporary ban on sugarcane crushing, with the state reeling under the worst drought in 43 years. The crushing season starts next month.
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