Bhubaneswar, June 11 -- The Odisha unit of the BJP on Friday slammed the State government for not setting a definite time limit to provide financial assistance to compensate the farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas that hit the State on May 26.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the package a day before.

"The State government has announce special package for farmers in different categories who have been affected by 'Yaas'. But no time limit has been set for it and as a result of which the beneficiaries are being deprived of the much-needed financial assistance," said senior BJP leader Manmohan Samal while addressing the media persons.

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