Tarigami, Tawqir concerned over damage to orchards

SCPI (M) leader and former MLA Kulgam, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami on Wednesday expressed concern over the heavy damage caused to orchards due to hailstorm in Kulgam district.

Tarigami, in a statement, called for a comprehensive compensation for farmers and orchardists who suffered extensive damages due to hailstorm that wrecked havoc in Kulgam district and other areas this afternoon.

He also urged government to assess the damages immediately so that the orchardists will not suffer yet again.  Meanwhile, National Conference leader Syed Tawqir Ahmad has expressed concern over the heavy damage caused to orchards due to hailstorm in Kokernag area of the Anantnag district.

Syed Tawqir in a separate statement issued to press called for a comprehensive compensation for farmers and orchardists who suffered extensive damage due to hailstorm that wrecked havoc in Kokernag area this afternoon.

He also urged government to assess the damages immediately so that the orchardists will not suffer yet again.