Minister Dikho inspects

Senapati: Reaching out to the traumatized villagers and farmers of Makhel village under Song Song Sub Division, PHED Minister L Dikho visited the village to inspect several paddy fields and sites which were completely destroyed by flash floods last year.
The destroyed paddy fields located along Tari and Toduri are the main sources of paddy cultivation for most of the Makhel villagers, informed a village elder who also had also lost his paddy fields last year.
Walking on foot to reach the site, the Minister along with Makhel village leaders inspected the Tari to Toduri stretch which is now a submerged land area measuring about 8 kms.
Expressing solidarity to the helpless farmers who appealed for assistance to restore some areas of the paddy fields, the Minister assured to extend maximum aid in constructing proper canals and recovering some areas of the damaged fields.

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