Hakeem Yaseen seeks relief for hailstorm affected farmers

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Front Hakeem Yaseen has expressed sorrow over the massive damage caused to horticulture industry in the state due to hailstorm on Friday.

In a statement here he enjoined upon the Governor’s administration to provide ex gratia relief to affected farmers whose crop has got severely damaged. “Hailstorm has wrecked havoc to standing crops and horticulture produce causing colossal losses to the farming community in Pulwama, Shopian, Baramulla and Budgam districts,” he said. Hakeem Yaseen asked the Governor’s administration to provide adequate ex gratia relief to the affected farmers and fruit traders after assessing quantum of damage caused due to the unprecedented hailstorm and windstorm.