SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Deputy Excise Commissioner, Executive Kashmir today said that Excise teams destroyed poppy in Baramulla, Budgam and Pulwama districts.
Excise and Taxation Officer, North Kashmir Range has destroyed 315 kanals of poppy in village Hajam Mohalla, Rajpora, Patipora and Yatoo Mohalla of Tehsil Pattan in District Baramulla.
Subsequently a team headed by Excise and Taxation Officer also destroyed 65 kannals of poppy in Wakherwan village of Pulwama.
Another Excise team headed by Excise and Taxation Officer, centre Kashmir destroyed 40 kannals of poppy in village Kulbug, Baba pora Check and Phalsil in Khan Sahib Budgam
The Deputy Excise Commissioner said that, so far, a total of 1050 Kanals of poppy have been destroyed in Kashmir valley by the Excise Department.