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Sugarcane crop gutted; farmer loses 4 lakh

Sugarcane crop gutted; farmer loses 4 lakh
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A Sugarcane farmer from Chinnamarur village of Wanaparthy district lost 3 acres of Sugarcane crop worth Rs 4 lakhs, due to his crop gutted to fire...

Wanaparthy: A Sugarcane farmer from Chinnamarur village of Wanaparthy district lost 3 acres of Sugarcane crop worth Rs 4 lakhs, due to his crop gutted to fire from his neighbouring fields.

According to G Nagireddy, the Sugarcane farmer, had sown Sugarcane over five acres. However, on Thursday, a maize farmer from his neighbouring field who had already harvested his maize crop had lit the maize stalks, which ignited the entire field and with winds blowing uncontrollably and spread to the Sugarcane crop of Nagireddy.

Because of this, the Sugarcane farmer had to lose 3 acres of his crop to fire due to negligence of the neighbouring farmer.

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