MLC Yasir Reshi Seeks Compensation for hailstorm affected Farmers

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By FK WEB DESK on 01/05/2019.

MLC Yasir Reshi Seeks Compensation for hailstorm affected Farmers

Srinagar, May 01: Regretting the damage caused to the standing crops by turbulent winds and hailstorms Wednsday evening, Senior Political leader and MLC Yasir Reshi here on today said that Dozens of Bandipora district particularly in his constituency have suffered losses and the administration must come to their rescue.

In a statement issued to FAST KASHMIR, Reshi said that scores of villages of his constituency suffered losses due to hails and winds on Wednsday. While paddy fields were flattened at certain places, fruit orchards also suffered damages.

He has urged the Governor Adminstration and district administration to provide ex-gratia relief to the affected farmers and fruit traders immediately till their losses are assessed by the joint teams of horticulture, agriculture and revenue officers for loss compensation.

Expressing solidarity with the farmers, Reshi said he will knock every door to seek justice for them in terms of compensation.

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