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Another Endosulfan like curse to haunt DK

Another Endosulfan like curse to haunt DK

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, Jan 20,2017: The number of endosulfan victims are likely to rise in South Canara as a pesticide having similar features of banned endosulfan is being sprayed in private cashew nut plantations of Dakshina Kannada, the sources confirmed.  The pesticide is being manufactured in Pune and priced at Rs 675 per liter.  The pesticide is expected to adversely impact the lives of the people in Dakshina Kannada.

Endo Sulfan

All most all of the cashew nut plantations are being sprayed with the new pesticide and this kind of pesticides have been recommended by the organisations who have expertise on pesticides. Cashewnut plantations at Bantwal, Belthangady and Mangaluru taluks in Dakshina Kannada were sprayed with endosulfan for 19 years and the spraying of the pesticide was finally stopped as severe health issues emerged in Dakshina Kannda as a result of the spray.

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Punith S Pinto, Maravante Fri, January-20-2017, 12:12
Are the people not satisfied with existing Endosulfan victims . want more to suffer. The eyes run down seeing of such children.
Shwetha Rani, Bengluru Thu, January-19-2017, 11:17
We our self are unknowingly the reason for this situation. Just imagine almost 19 years they have been using this pesticide. The people who have been suffering will be fro life.
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