Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: A major fire broke out today noon in the farmland of village Chakk Moosa lying under the jurisdiction of block Mahilpur of Hoshiarpur district. 12 Acres of wheat crop burnt to ashes.
The people of village Chakk Moosa and nearby villages gathered at the spot and put out the fire with big efforts.
6 Acres of whest crop belonged to farmer Lakhvir Singh s/o Gurnam Singh, 3 Acres belonged to Baljinder Singh s/o Ajit Singh both r/o Mannanhana, the other 3 Acres of land belonged to Joginder Singh s/o Narang Singh, Mohan Singh s/o Chamba Singh and Sohan Singh all residents of Daata Kalan.
The affected farmers have demanded required compensation from the Government.
The reasons of fire broke out is not known yet.