Farmers suffered heavy damage due to untimely rains: J&K BJP

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Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir BJP State president Ravinder Raina on Sunday conducted tour of the far-flung, rural areas near to Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) to know the severity of damage suffered by farmers due to heavy and untimely downpour.
Mr Raina, while touring the border villages, interacted with the local farmers to assess the loss suffered due to the havoc caused by the heavy downpour witnessed.
He expressed shock over the wretched conditions of the fields rendered useless by the water-logging.
Farmers narrated the story of their plight to the senior party leaders while calling their assistance through some agency.
He was apprised of the grave situation in front of local farmers that has arisen due to the standing waters in the fields with the prepared crops that has been left to rot by the untimely rains.
It was more shocking to know that the farmers were not able to collect the already cut crop which could be seen floating in the water logged in the fields.
Mr Raina, also assured the farmers that soon a delegation comprising of the senior party leaders would call upon the LG of the state to apprise him of the plight of the farmers, wherein the party would put forth the request to provide adequate relief to the farmers.