Left seeks compensation for farmers
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Left seeks compensation for farmers

CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami has urged the state government to go for immediate assessment of damages to fruit and standing crops and disburse financial relief to the affected families without any delay.

Demanding comprehensive compensation for the farmers and orchard owners who suffered extensive damages due to yesterday's hailstorm, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami has urged the state government to go for immediate assessment of damages to fruit and standing crops and disburse financial relief to the affected families without any delay.

In a statement issued here, Tarigami said the hailstorm caused massive damage to horticulture sector in Noorabad area of South Kashmir where the farmers and growers have been hit the worst.

Expressing grief over the massive damages caused to fruits and standing crop, the CPI (M) leader urged the authorities to depute teams of experts in order to assess the losses in the affected area so that they are compensated forthwith.

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