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Death of a Statesman

will encourage competition among the producers, and so not only will the producers charge competitive prices but they will also provide better service to the farmer. He, thus, projects cheaper fertilisers. Yet, he also complains that some States have not recognised "the producers' right to fix the prices" and that "marketing of fertilisers is inhibited in such States", meaning presumably that pressure is brought to bear on producers to hold the prices down.

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