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Rains damage harvested Boro paddy in Cachar

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SILCHAR, May 6 - Even as the Fani cyclone made only partial impact across North East, heavy showers in it�s wake has caused widespread damage to agricultural cropland in many parts of Barak Valley.

According to data available from the District Agriculture Office, Cachar, over 673.5 hectares of land across Kalain and Katigorah areas on which 1631 farmers had sown Boro paddy has got submerged. As many as 21 villages in the low-lying areas have been worst hit by the rain, sources said.

�Due to heavy rain, harvested Boro paddy has been damaged at various places. Nearly 250 hectares of land in Katigorah constituency is under water and around 100 hectare land is affected in Borkhola. We have sent our teams to assess the extent of damage and compile a comprehensive report,� JH Choudhury, the District Agriculture Officer told The Assam Tribune on Monday.

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Rains damage harvested Boro paddy in Cachar

SILCHAR, May 6 - Even as the Fani cyclone made only partial impact across North East, heavy showers in it�s wake has caused widespread damage to agricultural cropland in many parts of Barak Valley.

According to data available from the District Agriculture Office, Cachar, over 673.5 hectares of land across Kalain and Katigorah areas on which 1631 farmers had sown Boro paddy has got submerged. As many as 21 villages in the low-lying areas have been worst hit by the rain, sources said.

�Due to heavy rain, harvested Boro paddy has been damaged at various places. Nearly 250 hectares of land in Katigorah constituency is under water and around 100 hectare land is affected in Borkhola. We have sent our teams to assess the extent of damage and compile a comprehensive report,� JH Choudhury, the District Agriculture Officer told The Assam Tribune on Monday.