…And now milk war broke out in Tamil Nadu as well, letter to Amit Shah to stop purchase of Amul’s milk


Chennai: After Karnataka, now milk conflict has began in Tamil Nadu as properly. Chief Minister MK Stalin has written a letter to the Union Home Minister to ban the sale and buy of Amul milk. Chief Minister MK Stalin has written a letter to the Union Home and Cooperation Minister, requesting him to direct Gujarat-based dairy firm ‘Amul’ to cease procuring milk in Tamil Nadu with fast impact.

In a letter written to Amit Shah, Chief Minister MK Stalin has drawn the eye of the Central Authorities to the problems arising out of procurement of milk by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (Amul) in Tamil Nadu ‘Milk Shed’ space. He mentioned that not too long ago it has come to the discover of the state authorities that Amul has used its multi-state cooperative license to arrange a ‘chilling heart’ and processing plant in Krishnagiri district.

Amul plans to purchase milk in seven districts

Concurrently, Amul, via FPOs and SHGs situated in and round Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupathur, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts in Tamil Nadu, mentioned Chief Minister MK Stalin in a letter to Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah. Deliberate to purchase milk. Stalin wrote in his letter that it has been a rule in India that cooperatives are allowed to flourish with out infringing on one another’s ‘milk-shed’ space. Thus interfering in one another’s procurement is in opposition to the spirit of White Revolution and can result in issues for the shoppers in view of the present milk scarcity situation.

Cooperative societies prepared to avoid wasting from rising milk costs

He has additional written that this step of Amul will improve fierce competitors amongst cooperatives concerned within the sale and buy of milk and dairy merchandise. He wrote that regional cooperatives have performed an vital function within the improvement of dairies within the states and so they have been its cornerstone. He wrote that these cooperatives are properly ready to work together with and help milk producers in addition to defend shoppers from rising milk costs. He mentioned that in view of the preparedness of those cooperatives, I request your fast intervention to direct Amul to instantly cease the acquisition of milk in Tamil Nadu.

‘Amul’ will have the ability to compete with ‘Nandini’ in Karnataka, know why political ‘conflict’ is going on on ‘milk’

A 3-tier dairy cooperative system exists in Tamil Nadu.

Together with this, Chief Minister MK Stalin has made it clear that until now Amul used to promote its personal merchandise at its personal shops in Tamil Nadu. He mentioned that Tamil Nadu, like different states of the nation, is successfully working a three-tier dairy cooperative system since 1981 for the advantage of rural milk producers and shoppers. He mentioned that Aavin is our apex cooperative advertising and marketing federation, which operates 9,673 milk producer cooperatives in rural areas. It procures about 35 LLPD milk day by day from about 4,50,000 milk producer members. This association ensures the milk producers procurement of milk at remunerative costs in an equitable method all year long.

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