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Govt to compensate hailstorm loss: CM

india Updated: Feb 19, 2007 02:32 IST

CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the State Government would compensate farmers for incurred due to the recent hailstorms.

He was speaking to farmers in Nandpura village in Porsa tehsil of Morena district. Chouhan had come to take stock of situation in the aftermath of hailstorm. He surveyed hailstorm-affected villages in Morena and Bhind district. 
Chouhan said being a son of farmer he could feel the pain and sufferings of farmers.

He assured farmers that the government would take all possible steps to help farmers in distress. He advised farmers to insure crops in future so as to save themselves from natural disasters.  

In response to a query from mediapersons about spread of Naxalism in Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister said that the government would fight the menace of Naxalism that had raised its head here.

On the question of recovery of skeletons from a hospital in Ratlam, he said probe had been ordered into the matter. He ruled out comparison of this case with that of Nithari.

Chouhan dismissed charges of inefficiency levelled against him by the Congress leaders and said that there was no resentment against his government among  farmers.