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Double whammy for Kerala farmers: Rain and lockdown affects vegetable cultivation

Published: 14th August 2020 08:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th August 2020 08:16 PM  

Onam festival is just two weeks away but a pall of gloom prevails in the vegetable bowl of Kerala. Putting behind the havoc wrought by two consecutive floods that ravaged the state, the vegetable farmers of #Munnar had pinned their hopes on the Onam market to recover from the debt trap. But the #COVID19 induced lockdown and monsoon fury have shattered their hopes.

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