124 taluks declared drought hit in MP

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Bhopal, Nov 29: A total of 124 Tehsils spread over 33 districts in Madhya Pradesh have been declared drought-hit due to scanty rains this year, official sources said today.

The worst affected areas fall in Gwalior, Sagar and Rewa divisions, where below normal rainfall was recorded this monsoon.

Meanwhile, the state government allocated Rs two crore each for carrying out drought relief works in Gwalior and Bhind districts, the sources added.


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