‘Don’t expand area under arecanut’

The arecanut growers should put an end to expansion of area said Konkodi Padmanabha, former president of CAMPCO.

He also said arecanut is consumed mainly in India and Pakistan and to some extent in China. He allayed fears that the government will ban arecanut. It has medicinal value and is not carcinogenic.

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