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Betel leaves farmers of Rajshahi encounter losses

Title: Betel leaves farmers of Rajshahi encounter losses

The betel leaves of Rajshahi are renowned throughout the country. According to Agriculture Ministry betel leaves farmers here earn nearly $ 1.25 million every year in this business. But this time the farmers are not in a favourable condition. Almost every betel farms are destroyed this year with diseased betel leaves. Farmers have tried with all possible medicines and pesticides to recover their leaves, but none of these worked! Thousands of farmers are helpless in this condition. The agriculture officers are not assisting them anyway, betel farmers of Rajshahi complained. Story prepared by Sourav Habib, DrikNEWS Correspondent, Rajshahi, August 2014.

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Sourav Habib
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2014-08-20 00:00:00
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