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Poor rains in north India a serious problem: Govt

Poor monsoon rains in the northern parts of India are a 'serious problem' but the government is ready with plans to deal with the weak rainfall, Farm Minister Sharad Pawar told the parliament.

india Updated: Jul 10, 2009 12:22 IST

Poor monsoon rains in the northern parts of India are a "serious problem" but the government is ready with plans to deal with the weak rainfall, Farm Minister Sharad Pawar told the parliament on Friday.

"In case farmers have to go for sowing again, we have kept additional seeds with state governments," he said.