The newly elected president of Sopore Fruit Mandi Fayaz Ahmad Malik aka Kakaji took the oath of office on Thursday at mandi complex Sopore.
On the occasion MLA, Sopore Abdul Rashid Dar was the chief guest. A large number of people including fruit growers, horticulture department officials, trade body members were present at the occasion
The newly elected president Fayaz Ahmad Malik assured the people associated with the fruit industry that he will work tirelessly to solve the different problems faced by them. He alleged that the government has neglected the fruit industry and he will raise the issues with the concerned authorities.
Malik has secured highest number of votes, 374 out of 945 votes, followed by Farooq Ahmad Bhat, who secured 327.