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Farmer gets Rs 1,064 for 750 kg of onion; sends money to PM Modi

Updated : December 03, 2018 06:58 AM IST

Sanjay Sathe, resident of Niphad tehsil in Nashik district, was among the handful of 'progressive farmers' selected by the Union agriculture ministry for an interaction with then US president Barack Obama when he visited India in 2010.
The money order was sent on November 29 from the Niphad office of India Post. It was addressed to "Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India".
Nashik district in north Maharashtra accounts for 50 percent of onion production in India.
Farmer gets Rs 1,064 for 750 kg of onion; sends money to PM Modi
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