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Jaffna farmers in quandary

Potato farmers in the North said that they are unable to sell their produce at even Rs.50 per kilo at the Dambulla economic center.

A large quantity of imported potatoes are available at the Dambulla economic center from Rs.36 to Rs.40 per kilo and Jaffna farmers are unable to sell their stocks even at Rs.50 per kilo.The Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre has been receiving large stocks of potatoes daily from Jaffna peninsula as farmers there have reaped a bumper potato harvest this season.