Bandipore, May 01: Senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat has demanded immediate assessment of losses in Bandipore caused by sudden and intense hailstorm to orchards, vegetable fields and saplings here.
Expressing sympathies with victim farmers and orchardists, Bhat said the damages are widespread in Sumlar, Shokhbaba, Chuntimulla, Arin and whole Khuihama belt of Bandipore.
He said that since farmers and other affected people have entire dependence on small agriculture and horticulture sector, the need for early support is important for their survival.
Bhat said that it is also important that effectees are supported to sustain their activities for future and administration should be geared immediately to make a quick survey for sustenance and support.
Bhat hoped that Governor administration will take a generous view keeping in mind the pathetic condition and economic distress of the victims.