Rajasthan declares 26 districts drought-hit

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Jaipur, Aug 26 (ANI): The Rajasthan Government has declared 26 districts in the State as drought-hit.

According to sources, the state government, after considering crop assessment report of collectors of 33 districts, issued a notification to this effect.

Based on the crop assessment, the collectors found that over 50 per cent of the kharif crop wilted due to insufficient monsoon rains.

The districts declared drought-hit include Pali, Jodhpur and Jaipur.

Earlier, Bihar Government had declared 26 districts in the State as drought-hit.

The districts declared drought-hit include Siwan, Bhojpur, Gaya, Nalanda, Jehanabad, Rohtas and Tehmur. Bihar has recorded a 43 per cent rainfall deficit so far this monsoon season. (ANI)

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