The first farmer protest in Kerala against demonetisation was organised by Peravur block milk society.

Kerala dairy farmers protest against demonetisation by spilling cans of milk
news Demonetisation Friday, December 16, 2016 - 08:08

Protesting against the cash crunch caused due to demonetisation, a group of dairy farmers protested by spilling milk on the streets of Peravur in Kannur district.

Around 1000 dairy farmers gathered in front of Peravur post office on Thursday morning along with a few cows and milk containers.

Later, one by one, they spilled milk on the road from the containers. The first farmer protest in Kerala against demonetisation was organised by Peravur block milk society.

The farmers also put up some posters saying ‚ÄúGovernment should give money to get food for ‚ÄėGomatha‚Äô,‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúsave the life of dairy farmers‚ÄĚ.

The protesters claimed that there were around 10,000 dairy farmers in the area. 

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