Kupwara : Vice Chairperson District Development Council Kupwara Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir expressed sorrow and grief over
heavy damage of Paddy, Vegetables, orchards, walnut trees, and others horticultural and agricultural products by heavy rains and hailstorm in various areas of Lolab especially Khumeriyal, Cherikoot, Gagal, Cheepora, Maidanpora, Kuligam, Khurhama, Sever, Kawari, Warnow, Lalpora, Sogam, Tekipora, Diver, Krusan, Darpora and other villages. The heavy rains and thunderstorm had also damaged many muddy/kachha houses of various poor people of Lolab. He appealed Lieutenant Governor and Divisional administration that the loss of fruit growers, farmers and those poor people whose houses were damaged must be ascertained immediately and a special relief package may be devised for them. Vice Chairperson also stressed on LG administration for the distribution of free Ration and other basic essentials of life for the poor people of District Kupwara who are stuck in their homes and face hardships due to continuous Corona Curfew.