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The rain in Etah district for two days is not taking its name to stop. Now people are suffering due to rain. People are facing problems due to water logging in the entire district. On the other hand, houses have started falling due to heavy rains. So far, houses have collapsed in many villages and towns across the district due to heavy rains. In which 20 people have been seriously injured. Who are undergoing treatment at Etah Medical College. In addition, the crops of the farmers have also been damaged due to heavy rains.
20 people buried in house collapse
A house collapsed due to heavy rain in Rampur Ghanshyam Pur village of Etah tehsil. 6 people have been seriously injured after the house collapsed. All the injured have been admitted to Etah Medical College. In Berni village of Avagarh block, three family members including husband Indrajit and wife Meera Devi were injured when the house collapsed due to rain. Etah Medical College, whose condition is critical. I have been admitted. 6 people of the same family were seriously injured after a house collapsed in Mamiya Kheda village of Nidhauli Kala Block. The injured have been admitted to Etah Medical College.
Sending the injured by ambulance for treatment.
crops planted in the fields
Apart from this, in Nagla Parsi of Marhara block also a woman was injured due to the collapse of the house. Apart from this, there are reports of houses falling due to rain at many places in Aliganj and Jalesar. The district administration is busy assessing it. Due to heavy rains, maize, bajra and paddy crops of farmers in Etah district have also suffered heavy losses. The crops of paddy and bajra were on the verge of ripening, but due to heavy rains, they were laid in the field itself.
demand compensation for damages
In this regard, Rohitashv Singh, Deputy Director of Agriculture, Etah said that the paddy, maize and bajra crops which were standing ripe due to rain have fallen in the water. Due to which he has been harmed. He said that it is raining now. After this, the damage will be assessed by sending teams. After that the revenue department will take action to give compensation as per the rules of the government. Etah district administration has started assessing the damage caused by heavy rains in the district so that the victims can be helped from the Divine Disaster Relief Fund.
Paddy crop lying in the fields.
Electricity is not coming in the localities
Due to continuous rain for two days, power supply has been disrupted in most parts of Etah district. There has been no electricity in many colonies since last night. Due to which people are also worried about drinking water and daily activities. In this regard, Superintending Engineer of Electricity Department, Raj Kumar Singh said that due to heavy rains, many machines of the power house have been damaged due to which the power supply has been disrupted. The work is going on day and night on war footing and very soon the power system will be restored.
Shiv Pratap Singh, National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Kisan Union Kisan has also demanded from the Chief Minister of the state to compensate the loss caused to the farmers due to heavy rains and give proper compensation by getting the assessment done.