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Soz welcomes Guv’s statement about helping distressed farmers

File photo of Congress leader Saifuddin Soz

Srinagar, Nov 6: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Professor Saifuddin Soz Tuesday welcomed the statement by the Governor of the State, Satya Pal Malik that the survey of losses suffered by Horticulturists due to recent snowfall was afoot and soon, relief would be offered to the sufferers.

“The information regarding heavy losses suffered by horticulturists in the J&K State, particularly in far flung areas, has started trickling in. Certain quarters have assessed a loss of by crores by the horticulturists as a wide variety of fruit was either on the ground or on the trees and everything was damaged.”

“I hope that the Governor will ensure that the necessary relief is not only sanctioned in time, but disbursed well in time, as per the commitment of the Governor,” Soz said.