Fruit growers should not be made to suffer: Hakeem Yaseen

File Photo of Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) Chairman, Hakeem Yaseen
File Photo of Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) Chairman, Hakeem Yaseen

Srinagar: Chairman People's Democratic Front (PDF) Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen has demanded that the fruit growers should not be made to suffer.

In a statement, he expressed serious concern over halting of fruit laden trucks along National Highway-44.He said stoppage of fruit laden trucks on National Highway causes decay of fresh fruits which have less shelf life ,thereby causing great monetary losses to the fruit growers and dealers .

Hakeem Yaseen urged the government to ensure smooth movement of trucks from Kashmir to other terminal fruit markets of the country.

He said annual Amarnath Yatra is an integral part of rich religious and social ethos of Kashmir which should not be made any excuse for causing un-necessary damage or burden to the fruit industry , on security reasons.

He said every section of the society in Kashmir has whole heartedly welcoming Amarnath Yatra , which has started successfully ,with great religious fervour , after remaining suspended for two years due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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