Greetings from Combat Climate Change Network, India!
The Spring shower has given a devastating surprise to Indian farmers in several parts of India. Standing crops such as Wheat, Mustard, Gram and fruits like Mango, Cashew, Orange and Grapes have been severely affected.
At a time when the Indian government is discussing budget in the current session of Parliament and there seems no big hope for the farmers, this untimely rain and resultant losses is spelling a doomsday for the farming communities of the country.
I am pasting below a latest news published in Hindustan Times that details the devastation and the cause, especially the Western disturbance.
We are keeping a watch on the situation and request you to please support the farmers of the nation at this critical moment.
We at Combat Climate Change Network, India urge upon the Government of India as well as respective state Governments to be with the farmers and support them with appropriate compensation and all necessary back up to recover from this loss.
Convenor, Combat Climate Change Network, India