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Raipur : 'Shramdhan' of villagers converted 500-acre dry land into greenery: Dr. Raman Singh

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                 Chief Minister appreciates them in 'Raman Ke Goth'     

Raipur, 09 October 2016

Farmers of a village constructed a 700-meter canal by the sheer dint of 'Shramdhan' and irrigated about five hundred acre agriculture land at village Thumdiksa on the Rajnandgaon-Durg districts' border. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh praised the villagers in his monthly radio State-wide broadcast 'Raman Ke Goth'. He expressed his deep satisfaction that community work of the entire village had transformed the landscape into lush greenery. Dr. Raman Singh added that the citizens of the village are grouping themselves and developing the surroundings. About 100 farmers' families had been facing drought conditions for some time. Mr. Vijay Sahu, Mr. Damanlal Masiya and other youth had decided to change the course of Bandhiya canal and align it with exit waters of Matiyamoti Irrigation Reservoir water. The citizens collected funds, done 'Shramdhan', constructed 700-meter canal and irrigated 500 acre agriculture land. This reveals people are working hard to develop Chhattisgarh State. He called the listeners to write about such developmental stories to him in future.

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Date: 
09 Oct 2016