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Rain performs havoc with Haryana farmers’ crops

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At a hyperlink highway resulting in neighbouring city Bhuna (Fatehabad), a dalit farmer Prabhu Ram from Dult village in Haryana is observing crops broken on account of waterlogging following steady rain.

“We had incurred an expenditure of nearly Rs 4 lakh for paddy crop in 11 acres and Narma cotton in one acre. But now I am not expecting any production in our land-holding,” mentioned Prabhu Ram.

In Dult, Dalit households type nearly 40% of the village’s inhabitants of round 3,000. The crop loss shouldn’t be the one loss the rain has brought about to his household. Prabhu Ram mentioned, “The heavy rain damaged our house too which is situated in the agricultural field. With great efforts, we managed to rescue our 12 cows and buffaloes from the falling house but not without injuries.”

A farmer chief Suresh Koth says, “The prices of 1509 variety of paddy have fallen from previous Rs 3,500 per quintal to Rs 2,000 per quintal because of the strike by the arhityas. At the time of agitation against three central farm laws, a brotherhood had developed between the farmers and the arhtiyas. But this strike has created a rift between both segments of the society as farmers have faced huge losses because of the strike by the arhtiyas.”

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With farmers and opposition events looking for compensation for the affected farmers, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday admitted that the crops have suffered quite a bit on account of incessant and unseasonal rain. He mentioned, “Directions have been issued to conduct special girdwari to assess the crop damage.”

The state income division has launched a system on the federal government’s portal “meri fasal-mera byora” the place the farmers can report injury to their crops. However, the federal government has made it clear that no compensation will likely be supplied to the farmers who’re coated below Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), Mukhya Mantri Bagwani Yojana (MMBBY) and Seed Development Programme.

The authorities has introduced paddy procurement from October 1, however the farmer leaders say preponing of paddy procurement would have supplied a reduction to them.

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