Rahul Gandhi asks govt to grant compensation to farmers affected by locust attack

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday urged the government to grant compensation to states and farmers who ...Read More

NEW DELHI: Congress leader

Rahul Gandhi

on Saturday urged the government to grant compensation to states and farmers who have suffered

damage

to crops due to

locust attack

.
"Locusts have destroyed crops in Haryana, Rajasthan,

Punjab

, UP, MP, Gujarat and

Maharashtra

.
"The Government Of India must provide support to the states and farmers who have suffered this menace," he said on Twitter.

He said this amid reports of damage to crops by locust attack in the northern states.

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