Congress leader seeks PM’s help to end areca nut smuggling | Popgen Tech


Aizawl: The opposition Congress lawmaker, Lalrindika Ralte, requested the Prime Minister’s intervention Narendra Modi to solve the problems faced by areca growers in Mizoram due to rampant smuggling of Burmese areca nuts across the state.

In a letter to the Prime Minister on Monday, Ralte said that there has been a lot of illegal import of dried areca nuts from neighboring Myanmar and other places through the porous border in eastern Mizoram.


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