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Untimely rain hits standing rabi crops in north, central and south India

The actual impact of the rains on crops such as wheat, mustard, etc will be known after the assessments

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Widespread rains accompanied by gusty winds and hailstorm hit several districts across the North, West, Central and Southern parts of the country putting at risk the ready to harvest rabi crops.

State governments swung into action assuring farmers of compensation for the damages suffered and promised to undertake surveys to assess the loss. 

The actual impact of the rains on crops such as wheat, mustard, etc will be known after the assessments.

In Uttar Pradesh, chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to undertake surveys to assess the loss and promptly compensate the farmers, while in Gujarat, chief minister Bupendra Patel held a high-level

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First Published: Mar 19 2023 | 10:56 PM IST

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