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Three Lakh hectare of crop area including horticulture crops have been affected due to cyclone Bulbul

Bhubaneswar:10/11/19: Nearly 3 lakh hectare of crop area including horticulture crops have been affected while about 5,500 houses have been damaged due to cyclone Bulbul, said an official on Sunday.

Six coastal districts were affected following heavy rain and strong wind triggered by the cyclonic storm, which passed through the coastal areas on Saturday.

Five districts Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak Balasore and Mayurbhanj have been mostly affected due to cyclone Bulbul. District of Jajpur is also affected to some extent, said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena.

Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy reviewed the cyclone situation on Sunday.

“As per preliminary estimation, nearly 3 lakh hectare of crop area including horticulture crops have been affected out of which about 2 Lakh hectare have suffered crop loss to the extent of 33 per cent and above,” said Jena.

He said a detailed enquiry of crop damage by the joint teams comprising of agriculture and revenue department officials are expected to be completed within a week.

As per initial report, about 5,500 houses have been damaged due to cyclone. A detailed assessment of house damage will be completed within a week, the SRC said.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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