Report: Akhand Pratap Singh
Kanpur: Where on the one hand there are flood situations due to rain across the country. At the same time, there is a lot of trouble in Kanpur metropolis due to lack of rain. People in urban areas are troubled by the heat. On the other hand, farmers in rural areas are under stress about their crops. Farmers mainly depend on rain for cultivation. But this time the rains have been negligible, so the condition of the farmers is miserable.
Farmers have trouble due to lack of rain
The month of Sawan has started but it has not started raining in Kanpur yet. There has been little rain in Kanpur so far, so the crops of the farmers are drying up. Crops are not getting sufficient amount of water, cultivation is going on with the help of tube wells, which is becoming very expensive. Farmers say that 1500 rupees are being spent in applying water in a day. In such a situation, how much will the farmers benefit from the crop. This will be something to be seen. If this situation continues, then this year the crop will be completely ruined and the farmer will be in debt.
Know what agricultural meteorologists said
In a special conversation with AtZ News Local, SN Pandey, Agricultural Meteorologist of Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, told that this time there has been no rain in Kanpur so far, due to which the farmers have suffered a lot, they estimate that 20 to 30 percent. The farmer has suffered. On the other hand, if the situation continues like this, then there is a possibility of drought. At the same time, he claimed that from July 20, there is a forecast of rain in Kanpur and surrounding areas.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 20, 2022, 21:30 IST