‘Pampore saffron fields shrinking’

Growers appeal govt to stop conversion

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Saffron growers of Pampore today said the land under saffron cultivation in the area was shrinking due to its conversion into residential colonies.
 They urged the government to take notice of the “unabated conversion of saffron land.”
 They alleged that thousands of hectares of saffron fields have already been converted into residential colonies.
 “The digging, cutting and extraction of earth from saffron rich fields having highest percentage yield is continuing unabated, under the nose of the authorities at Gallender-Namlabal,Chandhara,Leetipora,Dusoo,Wuyan and Balhama,” they said.
 “It seems the government officials are hand in glove with such violators who are converting the saffron fields into concrete jungle,” they alleged.
 They said that digging and extraction of earth from saffron fields renders the adjacent lands ineffective for saffron cultivation.”
 “Unfortunately no concrete step has been initiated so far to stop vandalizing of saffron fields,” they said.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 28 May 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 28 May 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 IST




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