Raja M Shanmugham Raja M Shanmugham, President said as the Cotton and Yarn prices have been increased to an abnormal level, the effect of this hike will trigger a disastrous impact on Tirupur Knitwear garment exporting units including the continuation of workers employed by these units. He further stated that the misfortune will have a cascading effect on all stakeholders of knitwear garment exporting units including Banks and Cotton producing farmers.