Indian potato growers urge government to open exports to Pakistan

Arguing that potato growers are suffering losses, Jalandhar Potato Growers Association (JPGA) has demanded export of potatoes to Pakistan and availability of express rail rakes for transporting their produce to southern states. Addressing a press conference here JPGA press secretary Addressing a press conference here JPGA press secretary Jagat Gill Thamanwal said earlier potatoes from India were exported to Pakistan but the Narendra Modi led government stopped the export to the neighbouring country in July 2014. He said potatoes growers had suffered huge losses due to demonetization. More