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Rain wreaks havoc in Bastar, farmers demand compensation

Bastar (Chhattisgarh),[India] Sept. 11: Continuous rainfall in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region from the past two days has caused extensive damage to the standing crop, affecting more that 500 farmers.

According to reports, 250 to 300 hectares of crop has been damaged so far as a result of which the farmers here are distressed and demanding a proper compensation from the state government.

Several villages, including Burungpal, Mavlibata, Urdhva, Guram, Gautam, Dilmili and Katakanda, in the region have been affected. (ANI)