Disaster

Orchardists from Kupwara district demand compensation after suffering huge loss in snowfall

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Srinagar: Even as the government declared recent and untimely snowfall across Kashmir as natural calamity, the orchardists from northern Kashmir on Wednesday said that nobody from the administration has approached them so far.

The orchardists from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district told Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that like other orchardists of the state, they too suffer a huge loss in the recent and untimely snowfall across the valley.

The orchardists from different villages including Kukroosa, Dolipora, Lelan and others of Tehsil Wilgam of district Kupwara said that the recent snowfall has led to huge losses to them as their orchards and trees have got damaged.

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