Coimbatore, Jan 31 (PTI) Federation of Agriculturists Association today said farmers’ income can be doubled only by implementing the M S Swaminathan Commission recommendations on prices of crops. Also Read - Motera— World's Biggest Cricket Ground—Renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium

The association welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to Parliament recently where he suggested doubling farmers’ income. Also Read - ‘Forgive My Mother’: 12-Year-Old Son of Death Row Convict Shabnam Urges President For Mercy

Association president S Nallasamy said the farming community may not require subsidy, freebies or concessions like loans or loan waiver, if the recommendations were implemented with immediate effect in toto. Also Read - MP Woman Seeks President Kovind's Help To Buy A Helicopter, Reason Will Break Your Heart

He alleged that the recommendations were kept on the back burner for the last 13 years.PTI NVM BN

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