Bedar demands compensation for farmers affected by flash-floods

Concerned over the losses to paddy and other crops caused by incessant rains and flash floods in NalahHanjiwera in Pattan area, National Conference leader JavidRiyazBedar Wednesday appealed Governor Adminstration for the assessment of damages and the subsequent compensation.

In a statement, Bedar said that there has been a spell of bad weather this year which caused huge damages to the crops and fruits in the  Pattan area resulting in economic loss and distress to the farmers. He said the last night’s flash floods has inundated various areas besides damaging the standing crops.  He said he has taken up the issue with Baramulla Deputy Commissioner also. Bedar appealed Governor Administration to take immediate steps to address the problems.