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Wheat waiting to be lifted at the Faridkot grain market.(HT Photo)

Slow lifting of wheat creates glut in Faridkot markets, traders threaten stir

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Faridkot
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:59 AM IST
It is mandatory for agencies to lift the crop within 72 hours of purchase.
Farmers claim that in most cases, the cause of the fire is short-circuiting of overhead high-tension electricity wires that criss-cross their fields.(HT Photo)
Farmers claim that in most cases, the cause of the fire is short-circuiting of overhead high-tension electricity wires that criss-cross their fields.(HT Photo)

Punjab farmers worried over field fires, hope for compensation

Hindustan Times, Muktsar | By Sarbmeet Singh
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:51 AM IST
At least six cases of ready-to-harvest wheat gutted in several districts in Punjab over the past week.
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