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Kalahandi farmer torches pest-infested crop

Karlamunda: Disgusted with pests, a farmer of Kandarei village in Kalahandi district Tuesday set afire to his paddy crop he had raised in over an acre of his farmland. Farmer Khageshwar Bhoi of Sapalahara panchayat of this block surprised everyone by his decision to torch his paddy field to destroy pests. However, tehsil officials feigned []