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Fertilizer is scarce in South Punjab, farmers are forced to line up for hours


Black marketing of fertilizers has also reached its peak, farmers are forced to line up for fertilizer to plant wheat crop. Photo: File

Farmers in South Punjab are worried about fertilizer, Rahim Yar Khan, Chunian, Sadiqabad, Liaquatpur and Khanpur fertilizer became scarce.

Black marketing of fertilizers has also reached its peak, forcing farmers to line up for fertilizer in order to harvest wheat.

Farmers say that Ali al-Sabah queues for fertilizer, after a long wait, either their turn does not come, even if the turn comes, they get only 2 sacks of fertilizer instead of 10.

Fertilizers are being sold at a higher price by blackening, urea is being sold at Rs 2,300 with an increase of Rs 500 per bag.

A spokesman for the district administration said the administration was conducting raids.

On the other hand, non-availability of fertilizer and black marketing is also going on in Rajanpur district. There are long queues of farmers to get fertilizer at government rate. According to farmers, only two sacks are available at government rate which does not meet our requirement.




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