Govt to compensate rain hit farmers


Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday declared an amount pf Rs. 68 crores to compensate the farmers, whose crops have been ravaged by the thunderstorm in the state.
Addressing a press meet at Nabanna building, Agriculture Minister Purnendu Basu said that the relief amount has already been sent to 12 districts and will be remitted directly to the beneficiary’s bank account.
Farmers across the state have suffered massive destruction of their crops owing to the thunderstorm in the state.

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