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Man, animal conflict: Farmers seek CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s help

Monday, 10 February 2014 - 9:43pm IST | Place: Indore | Agency: DNA
Farmers demand compensation for loss of crops due to hailstorm. CSP meets with an accident.

Around 200 farmers of Tincha, Pipalda, Kampel and Tillor Panchayat led by Congress MLA Jitu Patwari on Sunday apprised CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan demanded erecting wire-fencing around their farmlands situated adjacent to forest area to protect the crops from wild animals.

Chief minister was on visit to the linking point of Narmada-Kshipra River at Mundala-Dostar-Ujjayni village.

The farmers said that their efforts of guarding the corps to protect it from the attack of wild animals including boar, blue-bull and deer have failed.

Patwari claimed that the wild animals have attacked at least three locals of these villages while they were night patrolling their farmlands.

The farmers also asked providing compensation for their loss of crops due to hailstorm in recent past.

“Many time we tried to approach district collector Akash Tripathi for carrying out survey of the loss of crops incurred due to hailstorm and providing them compensation but to no avail. We urged the chief minister for his intervention in the matter” said Patwari. Chouhan assured the farmers of taking appropriate steps in the matter.

Financial help to couple granted
Couple Sharada and Hiralal Chandel approached the CM for financial help in treatment of their 16-year-old son who got injured in a road accident a few days ago. The couple apprised Chouhan that the victim Deepak was walking along with his 14-year-old brother Vivek when a speeding heavy vehicle hit them near Saat Mill sqaure on February 1. Deepak sustained critical injuries while his younger brother had a narrow escape in the accident. The CM asked the officials concerned for providing all possible help to the victim in his treatment.

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