Srinagar, October 13 :
Democratic Azad Party Chairman & former CM J&K Ghulam Nabi Azad had a meeting with the LG J&K Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan Srinagar this afternoon.
The statement issued here reads that Azad apprised the LG about the problems being faced by the fruit growers.
“Of late it has turned into a nightmare for them as their fruit laden trucks are being made to wait for days together on Srinagar Jammu national highway at some vulnerable spots,” Azad told LG according to the statement said.
“Resulting in the rotting of the fruits due to long wait to ply.Hurdles in the smooth movement of fruit laden trucks has put the fruit growers to a huge loss.Azad emphasised that fruit laden trucks must be treated like ambulances and allowed hurdle free movement,” he said and added that problem faced by the fruit growers needs immediate intervention.
He further discussed the electricity supply position in the valley which gets hampered during winters and requested the LG to instruct the concerned authorities to take adequate measures to ensure proper electricity supply during the winters as the cold spell of the season has begun.
Azad was assured of all steps to be taken in this direction by the J&K administration.