Manipur CM assures compensation for vegetable, livestock farmers affected by violent hailstorm

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Imphal: Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday assured compensation for the damages caused to standing crops and vegetables as well as poultry and livestock destroyed or killed by the recent heavy hailstorm in Manipur.

Biren Singh made the assurance during a visit to some areas in Keirao and Kshetrigao areas of Imphal East district severely affected by the recent natural disaster.

During the visit, the chief minister accompanied by MLA L Rameshwor, Imphal East deputy commissioner Kh Diana and officials of the district administration also interacted with the affected people taking shelter at relief camps.

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“Listened to the grievances of the affected families and discussed the measures taken to support the affected communities during this challenging time,” he wrote on his Facebook page after the visit.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the visit, the chief minister assured that farmers affected by the recent disaster will be compensated.

He said that steps have been taken to assess the extent of damages caused to the standing crops and

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