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Paddy fields submerged due to excessive rain
Published on 4 Jul. 2011 12:52 AM IST
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Paddy fields at Ruzapfu valley belonging to Kikruma village have been submerged by overflowing streams.
This has caused massive landslides and mudslides damaging paddy and partially affecting NH-129 due to incessant rain in the past week
According to a press statement by Kasahi Vero, one of the affecting paddy field owners, stated the water in the streams and rivulets at the adjoining areas has carried downstream the mud and brought havoc and calamity by destroying major portion of already planted paddy fields at Ruzapfu valley.
The field was wholly damaged on 21 June last causing heavy loss to the affected owners.
Several fishery ponds and other agricultural crops were damaged.
Meanwhile, VVC Kikruma, Veruda Puro, on behalf of the affected farmers sought the timely intervention of the department in-charge and to provide necessary relief to the affected farmers on humanitarian ground.

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