Farm fraud: Betul farmers allege private firm of duping with contract farming

A case of fraud with farmers came into light in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. Reportedly the fraud was done in matter of contract farming. Several farmers gathered at office of government officials, politicians and police officials demanding action in this regard. Speaking to ANI, the Deputy Director of Agriculture, KP Bhagat said, "Around 97 farmers had a contract with a company based in Indore. The farmers had paid money to the company in this regard. The company also gave plants to few of the farmers. The investigation in this matter is underway.