Growers protest against halting of trucks on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Yesterday, the Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers Cum Dealers Union have organized a demonstration against the ‘deliberate stopping’ of trucks transporting apples and pears on various points of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

The union stated in a press release that there were protests in several Kashmir districts, including Srinagar, Sopore, Baramulla, Handwara, Chrar-ie-Sharief, Shopian, Pulwama, Anantnag, Jablipora, Kulgam, Khoi, Pachahar, Zazna Ganderbal, etc. against the purposeful stopping of apple and pear-loaded trucks on various spots of NH-44

The statement read: "Since the Valley Based Fruit Growers/Dealers are exceedingly concerned about the fruits' delayed arrival to their different destinations across the country with dread of significant losses.


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