Ghulam Hassan Mir demands compensation for Hailstorm victims

Srinagar May 6 (KNS) : Former Cabinet Minister and Apni Party Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir on Friday expressed concern over the huge loss suffered by orchardists due to the hailstorm in several villages of Tangmarg in North Kashmir's Baramulla District.

Mir in a statement to the press called upon the district administration to provide compensation to the orchardists who lost their apple and cherry crop due to the natural catastrophe thus affecting their source of livelihood. Demanding compensation for the orchardists, Mir said that the team needs to be sent on ground to take account of the situation and ensure immediate help to the affected group.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
"It is very sad to know that the hailstorm has lavished huge damage to the Apple and Cherry orchards in Tangmarg. Since many people are dependent on orchards for their livelihood, the administration must come forward and provide necessary aid and compensation to the affected group at this time of desolation," he said.(KNS) 

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