Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh): Former cabinet minister Archana Chitnis visited areas affected by rain and storm in the district on Sunday to assess the losses of farmers.
She met farmers, villagers and visited their farms to assess crop loss. Chitnis then took up the matter with officials concerned as she assured farmers to do everything possible to compensate for the loss. She said farmers should get compensation at the earliest after surveys.
Chitnis visited Fofnar, Baradoli, Andhari, Gurada, Badsingi, Pipri, Sangrampur. She also visited Nepanagar assembly constituency areas like Ambada, Hingna-Tandali, Linga, Nevari-Deori, Nasirabad, Bori, Basad, Nimna. The banana crop has been damaged the most. The trees fell and thatches of houses, tin sheds were blown away. Electricity poles and supply lines have fallen too.
Chitnis also sent a letter to collector asking him to form teams for survey of kharif crops affected by natural calamity. As a result of this, survey teams reached fields in the morning and met farmers to assess the losses. Public representatives, officials, farmers and villagers were present on the occasion with Chitnis.