Hyderabad, Jan 28 (PTI): The TDP Monday urged the Telangana government to expeditiously provide relief to farmers who suffered crop damage due to unseasonal rains in the last few days. Also Read - Karnataka Public Service Commission Postpones FDA Exam Following Question-paper Leak | Details Here
The rainfall resulted in damage of standing crops, including cotton, chilly, maize and groundnut, TDP politbureau member Ravula Chandrasekhar Reddy said in a statement. Also Read - Budget 2021: Tax Slabs May Remain Unchanged But Salaried Taxpayers Likely to Get Some Relief This Year
Alleging that the state government has failed to protect crops against damage due to rains, he demanded that the administration take stock of crop losses without delay and provide assistance to the farmers. Also Read - Top 5 Hair Colour Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now
Normal life was thrown out of gear at various places in the state due to unseasonal rains lashing the state since the last two days.
Crop damage has also been reported from different places in the state.
The Met Department in its report said that heavy rain occurred at isolated places in Khammam district.
Konijerla in Khammam district received eight cms of rainfall, followed by Chandrugonda in Bhadradri Kothagudem district (six cms), it said.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.