Chandigarh, May 17 (PTI) The Haryana government today sanctioned Rs 51.89 crore to be paid to farmers of five districts as compensation for damage to crops caused due hailstorm in March last year.Also Read - Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel's Father Arrested Over Objectionable Remarks Against Brahmins; to Be Presented Before Court on Sep 21

Finance minister Capt Abhimanyu said that a proposal to this effect has been approved by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for the farmers of Bhiwani, Fatehabad, Hisar, Sirsa and Jind districts. Also Read - Maharashtra Lockdown Update: Govt Allows Operations of Hotels, Restaurants And Shopping Malls till 10 PM | Details Here

He said that while a sum of Rs 19.35 crore has been approved for Bhiwani district, Rs 23.11 crore for Fatehabad district, Rs 43.62 lakh for Hisar, Rs 1.68 crore for Sirsa and Rs 7.31 crore for Jind district. Also Read - Haryana Lockdown Update: Night Curfew Discontinued In The State till August 23 | Read Order Here

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