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Farmers petition NACC for payments

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Rice growers in the central plains on Friday lodged a petition with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) seeking legal action against the caretaker government for failing to make overdue rice payments, reports said. 

The petition was submitted by representatives of rice farmers from Chai Nat, Singburi, Suphanburi, Ang Thong, Ayutthaya, Saraburi and Nakhon Nayok, led by the president of Ang Thong Agricultural Council Songpol Pulsawat.

Mr Songpol said NACC is the last resort of farmers who have still not been paid for rice pledged more than six months ago and are now burdened with debts.

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