Roast meat. Rohi, MP from Fatehabad district, broke between Khajuri Jati and Balanwali villages. For this reason, hundreds of hectares of land here came under water. Most of the country is covered with harvested and standing rice fields that are under water. As a result, farmers suffered huge losses. Due to water filling in the fields, sowing of Rabi crops is also at risk. After receiving the information, the irrigation department team reached the spot but could not start repairing the broken manifold soon. The affected farmers demanded compensation from the government.
It is said that the trail of the distributor was already weak. In such a situation, once 40 cubic seconds of water came, it could not withstand the pressure of water and it collapsed in an area of about 30 feet towards Khajuri Jati. This caused a strong flow of water towards the fields and within a few hours more than 150 hectares of land were under water. This distributor was closed for a few days. Water only came in on the evening of November 11th and it broke on the night of November 18th. When the farmers went to the fields in the morning, everything was under water. Afterwards, numerous farmers ran from the village to the fields. Reached the defective part of the sales partnership. The administration and irrigation department were informed, but due to heavy water flow, repair of the broken part of the distributor could not be carried out soon.
Crop failure, big loss for farmers
On the land of Khajuri Jati village, which was flooded due to the water of the tributary, only paddy fields have been harvested and are standing there. The harvested plants were significantly damaged. There was also damage to standing crops. Their harvest will not be possible soon. This worries farmers. Your hard-earned money ended up in the water. Those who grow crops by purchasing land on a contract basis are more affected than anyone else. A large number of affected farmers, including farmers Hanuman Singh, Sukhdev Singh, Harpal Singh, Naresh Kumar, Sudhir Kumar, Krishna Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, Dara Singh, Rohtash, Jaikaran, Hoshiar and Pradeep, have blamed the Irrigation Department and the government for this . . He says the trail of distribution was already weak. Which had broken down a week ago in the same location but was not properly repaired by the department. Because of this, it failed, but now the administration and the government have to compensate for the loss incurred. Farmers say that not only the current crop has been damaged, but the wheat crop sown in large quantities for Rabi cultivation has also been destroyed by water and there is a crisis over further re-sowing. There is water in the fields from two to two and a half feet deep. In such a situation, it is difficult to sow the upcoming crops. Due to the breakage of the distribution rail, many farmers lost their rice and wheat crops. These include farmer Hanuman Singh’s 2.5 hectares of paddy fields, Sukhdev Singh’s 5 hectares of paddy fields and 20 hectares of wheat, Harpal Singh’s 8 hectares of rice fields, Naresh Kumar’s 10 hectares of rice fields, Sudhir Kumar’s 6 hectares of wheat, the 20 hectares of wheat by Krishna Kumar, Sanjay The ripe rice crop and recently sown wheat crop of a large number of farmers including Kumar, Dara Singh, Rohtash Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Hoshiar Singh and Rajendra Singh were ruined.
As soon as the information about the distributor failure arrived, the entire irrigation department team arrived at the site on Sunday morning. With the help of workers and JBC, efforts are underway to repair the distribution network tracks. The broken part was repaired in the afternoon. – Rajesh Kumar Verma, SDO, Irrigation Department
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