Telangana Rashtra Samiti MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha today met Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev in Delhi seeking his support to request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set up a turmeric board in Nizamabad.
She sought Yoga Guru’s support for the welfare of turmeric farmers across the nation and provision of a minimum support price to be given to turmeric crop.She said turmeric is grown in Nizamabad, Warangal, Karimnagar and Khammam districts of Telangana state. Baba Ramdev assured his support.
Earlier in Feb, Kavitha has appealed to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to exert pressure on the Centre for establishment of turmeric board at the national level and ensure remunerative price for turmeric.
Kavitha also represented to Union minister of state for commerce Nirmala Sitharaman the need for setting up a turmeric board either in Nizamabad or in Hyderabad for the benefit of turmeric farmers.