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‘72 lakh hectares of farmland hit by floods and drought’

About sixty three.99 lakh hectares of farmland has been affected by floods in fifteen States, although 7.ninety one lakh hectares of agriculture land has been hit by drought in two States so considerably in the ongoing 2019-twenty crop year (July-June), Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar claimed on Tuesday.

“There have been excessive weather conditions activities in the latest previous, such as extended dry time period, flood, hailstorm, cyclonic rains and wind, and many others. Even so, there was no significant reduction in the manufacturing of foodgrains throughout final three many years,” Tomar claimed in a written reply to the

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