Wild elephants create havoc in Kanchanpur

- POST REPORT, KANCHANPUR

Sep 24, 2014-

A herd of wild elephants believed to have come from Dudhawa National Park in nearby Indian boarder, have destroyed the rice paddy and sugar cane plantations in various places in Punarbas, Kanchanpur district.

The elephants have damaged crops worth an estimated Rs 1.7 million,” said Krishna Chandra Adhikari, the Chief District Officer (CDO).

“My crops have been destroyed with the onset of its harvest,” Dirgha Bahadur Singh, a local farmer, grieved.

While the farmers have been lamenting the loss of their crops, CDO Adhikari informed that the government will compensate the victims. (RSS)

 

Published: 25-09-2014 09:27

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