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    In July 2022, farmers in Telangana were hit by heavy and unseasonal rains, causing severe crop damage across the state. As a result, the farmers are now seeking compensation from the government to help them recover from the losses incurred.

    The unseasonal rains, which lasted for several days, caused severe flooding in many parts of Telangana, leading to extensive crop damage. The crops that were most affected included paddy, maize, cotton, and vegetables. The farmers, who had invested heavily in their crops, were left devastated by the loss of their harvests.

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    To help the affected farmers, the Telangana government has announced a compensation package of Rs. 5,000 per acre for paddy and Rs. 4,000 per acre for other crops. The government has also promised to provide free seeds and fertilizers to the farmers to help them replant their crops.

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    While the compensation package is a welcome relief for the farmers, many are still struggling to recover from the losses incurred. The cost of replanting the crops is high, and many farmers do not have the resources to do so. In addition, the delay in receiving compensation has added to their financial burden.

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    The situation has been made worse by the fact that many farmers in Telangana are small-scale farmers who rely on their crops for their livelihood. With their crops destroyed, they have lost their source of income and are struggling to make ends meet.

    To address this issue, the Telangana government has announced several measures to support the affected farmers. These include providing interest-free loans to help them replant their crops, setting up temporary shelters for those who have lost their homes in the floods, and launching a program to provide employment opportunities for the affected farmers.

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    In conclusion, the unseasonal rains that hit Telangana in July 2022 have caused severe crop damage and left many farmers struggling to recover from their losses. While the government’s compensation package is a welcome relief, more needs to be done to support the affected farmers. It is essential that the government continues to provide them with the resources and support they need to rebuild their lives and livelihoods.

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    Rajesh M
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