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 - Vaani Kapoor Plans to Start Her Own Fitness Platform: 'I'm Deeply Passionate About Health And Wellness'
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 - Nikhat Zareen Wins Gold At Women's World Boxing Championships, Becomes Fifth Indian Boxer To Clinch The Title
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 - Ira Khan Enjoys Bike Ride With Beau Nupur Shikhare on an Ice-Cream Date: 'I Never Cross 25 km/hour'
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.
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