Kulgam fruit growers protest against frequent highway closures

Kulgam fruit growers protest against frequent highway closures

Kulgam fruit growers protest against frequent highway closures

Scores of Apple growers and dealers of south kashmirs kulgam District on Monday staged a protest against frequent highway closures. People associated with the fruit industry during protest said more than 2000 fruit-laden trucks are stranded along the highway,since past five days has inflicted losses in large scale. The protesting fruit growers and dealers said that prolonged closures of Srinagar-Jammu highway the only route which connects Kashmir with the rest of the world have adversely affected the horticulture industry of the state and with the suspension of fruit loaded trucks this adds to the sufferings of the people associated with fruit businesses. Meanwhile protesting fruit growers and dealers urging higher authorities to allow movement of traffic immediately so that they ll get sign of relief