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5,000 banana trees damaged in wild wind

5,000 banana trees damaged in wild wind

Heavy rains lashed in Gobichettipalayam and its environs on Sunday night in which  around 5,000 banana trees were damaged in the wild wind at Kadukkampalayam, Nadupalayam and Polavalakali palayam next to Gobi. 

 It led to a loss of nearly Rs 1 crore to ryots as they were ready for harvest in a day or two.  The farmers in the area have pleaded to the Agriculture Department to  provide proper compensation to the affected farmers.