encephalitis outbreak

The death of over 200 children and 938 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome across across Bihar has dealt a severe blow to the litchi industry which has resulted in huge losses for the farmers and traders .(AFP Photo)

Litchi industry in Bihar faces huge loss after encephalitis outbreak

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 01:53 PM IST
Bihar is the top litchi producing state in India and accounts for 300,000 metric tonnes of litchi, which is produced on 32,000 hectare areas.
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