Because of this, hundreds of hectares of cultivable land has started becoming barren, farmers are forcing them to leave farming.

For the farmers, their farm is the real asset. With the help of which the life and family of any farmer is nurtured. So there the farmer (Farmer) are also very emotionally attached to these farms, but in Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh)Hamirpur) of the district farmers For their farms remain a cause of trouble. In fact, many farmers of Hamirpur district have hundreds of hectares of cultivable land (Arable land) is moving towards becoming barren, but farmers are unable to save their fields from becoming barren even if they want. In such a situation, farmers are forced to leave farming. Let us know what this whole matter is and what the administration has to say about this matter.

Sumerpur’s factories ‘swallowed’ the pollution, cultivable land of nearby villages

The Sumerpur area of ​​Hamirpur district was once green, but a few decades ago some factories were set up here in the name of regional development. Under which iron and chemical factories were started by taking land from farmers, but these factories have remained a disaster for the farmers of nearby villages for the past few years. In fact, the farmers of the villages located around Sumerpur say that the lime powder, iron particles coming out of these factories along with the air are making agriculture barren. At the same time, farmers say that due to the contaminated water coming out of these factories, the water coming out of tube wells and hand pumps has started to smell bad. Farmers tell Udit that sometimes white powdery dust accumulates on the fields. In such circumstances, farmers are compelled to give up farming.

The fertility of the land started decreasing due to pollution

Regarding the pollution caused by factories and the problems being faced by the farmers, Dr. Prashant Kumar, a scientist of the Department of Agriculture, says that all three types of pollution spread due to the chemicals coming out of the factories, water, air and soil. In which there is a difference in the pH value of the soil due to the effect of acid and alkali due to soil and water pollution. He told that the pH determines the potassium hydrogen ion in the soil, due to its excess or less, agricultural production starts declining. And due to this, the cultivable land also starts getting wasted.

506 acres of land was acquired for factories

Describing the story of the start of factories in Sumerpur, 65-year-old Bharatiya Kisan Union National Secretary Santosh Singh says that in 1985, the construction of the industrial area started here. Under which UP SID had acquired 506 acres of fertile land of farmers. At that time 66 factories were started here, but gradually over time the industries and businesses here have been destroyed and ruined. At the same time, the few factories that are left are polluting the agricultural land.

The administration said that they will visit the spot and inspect

TV 9 Digital has informed the Hamirpur district administration about the problems of the farmers. On which the district administration has also shown seriousness. Regarding this matter, the Additional District Magistrate of Hamirpur district, Ramesh Chandra says that he himself will go to the spot and inspect the problems being faced by the farmers due to the pollution emanating from the factories. At the same time, he said that if needed, he should talk to the officials of the departments concerned and get this problem resolved immediately.

Factory operators said pollution due to the closure of the drain from the railway side

The factory operators are refraining from speaking openly about the pollution caused by the factories of Sumerpur and the problems being faced by the farmers, but a factory operator says that the factories here clean the waste water through a plan, but These days the problem is that the drain through which the water of the factory area goes, has been closed by the Railways. He told that the work of doubling the Kanpur to Banda railway line is going on. Due to which the railway has closed the drain to secure the tracks.