A number of workers tonsured their heads and staged a 'dharna' to register their protest yesterday against the government for its failure to take any cognizance of the miserable condition of farmers.

State vice-president of NCP Youth Congress, Salil Deshmukh, who is in-charge of Vidarbha region, led the youth workers, a release from his office said last night. The NCP Youth Congress has warned that they would continue their agitation till the government takes note of the grievances of the farmers.

Addressing  agitating workers, Deshmukh said that soyabean crop also suffered losses while cotton failed to bring remunerative prices to farmers.

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