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Munde demands compensation for rain-hit crops in Maharashtra

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde today demanded that the conduct inspection of crop losses due to the rains in the last few days and provide compensation to farmers.

In a letter addressed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Munde said that Marathwada, and regions saw spells of heavy showers and a few places had hailstorms too.

"Large tracts of standing crops have been destroyed due to rains. In Marathwada, soybean, corn, cotton, moong and urad crops have been ruined," the leader said.

Cotton and soybean crops have been hit in Vidarbha, Munde said.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 23:48 IST