Uttarakhand Farmers at receiving end due to natural disasters
The recent flash floods and cloud burst incident have devastated the farmers who were already reeling under the near drought situation in summers.The articles points out the whole grim story and the government apathy towards the food grain providers of the state.
Uttarakhand farmers have been at the receiving end this year due to the dry spell in the summer and the now with excessive rains.
The monsoon has aggravated their trouble by leaps and bounds in the form of flash floods and cloudbursts leading to extensive agricultural damage across the state.
The hard toil of farmers has gone down the drain especially in Jaunpur block of Tehri Garhwal district as their standing crop has been wiped off by the wrath of nature.
The incessant rain has recharged traditional water sources and water rushing from them has led to a change in the course of rivulets creating havoc and rendering farmers helpless.
Most farmers are on the verge of hunger as link roads have been completely washed away or blocked due to landslides.
Farmers at Bhavaan and Bilaundi villages have suffered extensively in the recent flash floods losing their fields, homes and shops that remain buried under the debris or have been wiped off.