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no procured wheat was damaged in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan asserted on Friday that no procured wheat was damaged in the untimely rain following cyclone Nisarga.

There had been reports of stocks lying in the open being battered and swept away in some districts.

This year, Madhya Pradesh claims to have made its highest-ever procurement of 125.6 lakh MT of wheat, only behind Punjab. It had moved around 94% of the stocks to warehouses, before rain battered the Ujjain and the Indore divisions, and parts of the Bhopal division where procurement is under way. Over days, central and northwestern districts have witnessed rain too