- Locust teams arrived in Maidavali, Gaswani, Gohata and other villages, Patwari now engaged in survey
May 22, 2020, 05:24 AM IST
Vijaypur. In Vijaypur on Thursday, the grasshopper team knocked, along with it, in a dozen villages, grasshoppers destroyed vegetable, quince and horticultural crops. After the attack of the said party, a team of Patwaris of Vijaypur reached late evening to assess the damage in the villages.
Locust teams reached a dozen villages including Gohata, Maidavali, Gaswani of Vijaypur at around 5.30 pm on Thursday evening. This caused panic in the villages, people rushed to the fields to flee the grasshoppers, where they tried to run away by making a noise. But in the meantime, the said grasshopper team entered a field in the village and destroyed vegetable and horticultural crops in many places. This has caused heavy losses to the farmers. Here the Collector has already given orders for spraying the drug with the said party, but this team attacked before spraying.