Hundreds of farmers from western Uttar Pradesh, the leading sugarcane producing region of the country, are also scheduled to march to Delhi on Saturday after talks with the Union agriculture ministry failed on Friday. They started their march on September 11 with 15 demands, including dues from sale of sugarcane be settled within two weeks.
He said the state government was taking all necessary measures to ensure full payment to the farmers.
Muzaffarnagar's Cane Officer R D Divedi said that two mills in the district have made full payment to the farmers, while six others are yet to settle dues amounting to Rs 318.13 crore.
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