Abdul Gani Vakil calls upon LG Sinha, apprised him of current political situation in J&K

Srinagar Sep 01 (KNS): Peoples Conference, Senior Vice President and former Minister, Abdul Gani Vakil today called on the Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha, at Raj Bhawan Srinagar and apprised him about the current political and economical situation of J&K.

Vakil stressed upon the Lt. governor regarding upliftment of fruit industry as fruit-growers are passing through turbulent times because of present economic crisis and are indebted to different banks besides waiving-off all KCC loans of fruit growers, which is their long pending demand.

He further informed the Governor that a number of fruit growers, including those from Rafiabad area, are still waiting for compensation of damages caused due to Covid and natural calamities in last three years. 

He emphasised for establishing cold storage facility at Fruit Mandi Sopore along with a Juice Factory on modern lines 
Talking about dilapidated road infrastructure in Rafiabad, Vakil also demanded to bring Rafiabad on tourism map of Kashmir besides developing Bosnia and Mandoji Hamam as tourist resorts keeping in view the serene beauty of the area.

Terming unemployment as a serious concern, Vakil insisted to focus towards the alarming problem, so that youth should not get frustrated and play in hands of enemies. 

Vakil also brought into the notice of Governor lack of adequate security of Peoples Conference leaders at district level and demanded that they may be provided adequate security cover keeping in view present prevailing situation.

The Governor listened to Vakil patiently and assured him of redressal of all issues highlighted by him on priority.(KNS)

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