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After the water receded, Haryana farmers are facing another challenge of protecting the crop from the impact of floodwater. They are now digging roads, pumping out excess water and using fertilisers to protect the crop from sand.
Joginder Singh Kajal, Sukhwinder Singh Khangura, Prince and Gurlal Singh of Pehowa of Kurukshetra, whose area was spared from the nature’s fury, have cleared a part of their land to prepare a paddy nursery for flood-hit farmers.
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Updated on Jul 27, 2023 04:56 PM IST