Farmers take out ‘padayatra’ to meet Dharmagarh Sub-Collector

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Kalahandi: Scores of farmers from Golamunda block in Kalahandi district took out a ‘padayatra’ till  Dharmagarh Sub-Collectorate to put up their demands for the payment of crop insurance.

According to sources, the agitators walked for around 30 kilometres and are scheduled to meet the Sub-Collector and submit a memorandum addressed to Odisha Governor.

While a state of drought is likely to be faced by the farmer’s this year, the agitators have been lining up at various offices in order to claim their insurance money, but in vain.

With no other options left, they were bound to hit the road, sources added.

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