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Farmlands submerged by overflowing Yamuna

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

The swollen Yamuna River today damaged an embankment near Kelra village in Shamli district, submerging huge tracts of farmland.

According to a revenue official,Yamuna River has submerged the land of several farmers and erosion continues along Kelra village.

Officials have started construction of stone walls to prevent further erosion.

The farmers have demanded compensation from the state government.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, August 16 2016. 13:22 IST