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Agricultural lands submerged due to breaches in Sason Canal

Over hundred acres of agricultural lands submerged due to breaches in Sason Canal were submerged following a 50- ft breach in embankment of Sason canal near Talab village in Sambalpur. The agricultural lands of around 10 villages under two gram panchayats have been inundated by water. Locals alleged that today’s incident shows callous attitude of

Rains lash Sambalpur

Even as rain since Saturday have thrown normal life out of gear in Sambalpur, it has brought cheer on the faces of  farmers. They are now confident of taking up agricultural works for rabi season. However, there has not been much change in the water level of Hirakud reservoir which continues to be at 594.54