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BJP attacks Cong govt over Himachal forest fires

Shimla, May 21 (UNI) BJP state spokesperson Mahendra Dharmani has expressed deep concern over the government's apparent lack of effective measures in tackling increasing daily cases of forest fires that is destroying the picturesque hills of Himachal Pradesh
Considered among the safest refuge for Delhiites from sweltering heatwaves, Himachal's current rate of forest fire incidents is causing alarm among the people.
As per Fire Department data, in past 24 hours a total of 116 incidents of fire have been reported in the state, which caused loss of 1,582.6 hectares of forest area.
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