Union Agri Minister meets Brunda Sahu’s kin, assures help

Bargarh: Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat visited Kalapani village in Bargarh district and met the family members of farmer Brunda Sahu, who allegedly committed suicide over crop loss on November 1.

Shekhawat, who arrived in the state on Sunday to take stock of the pest attack menace, held discussions with Brunda’s family members and assured them of all help from the Centre.

Earlier in the day, the Union Minister reviewed the pest-affected crops and farmers’ issues in different parts of the district.

Shekhawat was accompanied by BJP State President Basanta Panda and party leaders, including KV Singhdeo.

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