JKPM demands compensation for snow affected orchardists, farmers of Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 23 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has expressed serious concern over the losses caused to crops and orchards across the Kashmir division due to snowfall and urged the J&K UT administration to provide immediate compensation to the affected orchardists and farmers accordingly.

In a statement issued to KNS, JKPM Vice President Solicitor Syed Iqbal Tahir said that the untimely snowfall, gusty winds and incessant rains have caused huge damages to crops and orchards in various districts of South Kashmir especially in Kulgam and Shopian districts.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

He said that in the last three years the financial condition of fruit growers and farmers is already bad. We urge the LG led administration for a special financial package to the affected farmers, orchardists who have suffered extensive damages due to heavy rains and snowfall that caused havoc in Valley. (KNS)

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