Apple Orchards In Kashmir
Apple Orchards In Kashmir News
From offering 50,000 jobs to launching DBT scheme for apple growers, Centre's detailed outreach plans for Kashmiris
The govt is leaving no stones unturned to attract all sections of Kashmiris. But is the Valley, still under lockdown, ready to accept the olive branch?
Kashmir situation leaves apple orchards in the lurch; cultivators say clampdown has hurt business, govt says just 'matter of days'
Jammu and Kashmir has been reeling under restrictions and a shutdown across the state since 5 August, when the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government decided to revoke Article 370 which accorded special status to the newly-formed Union Territory. Since the curbs were imposed, the fruit sellers in the Valley, who have been under complete communication blackout and have been unable to contact traders in other states, are facing one of the worst business seasons.