Jammu, December 10 | Jugal Kishore Sharma Member of Parliament BJP Lok Sabha Jammu-Poonch raised his voice in Lok Sabha and demanded special package for compensation to Paddy growing farmers for their for destroyed crop due to rain & hail storm in Jammu Poonch parliamentary constituency.
Jugal Kishore Sharma Member of Parliament raised his voice in Lok Sabha said that most part his parliamentary constituency situated along the border areas is agricultural land used for growing Good Quality Basmati Rice. He said that the quality of Basmati Rice cultivated in Jammu region along the border area from Jammu, Bishnah, R.S. Pura, Kathua, Samba, Akhnoor, Nowshera and up to Rajouri & Poonch is of supreme quality and famous all over India for their sweet smell and nutritiously healthy.
Not only in India but it is also exported in parts of the world. But in the recent season when Basmati rice is cultivated the farmers have to face unfavourable climatic conditions of rain and hail storm and crop get ruined which made them live from hand to mouth. Their livelihoods get spoiled due to untimely rain and hail storm.
Member of Parliament demanded that the Honorable Minister should announce a special package for Basmati growing farmers so that their unfortunate loss will recover and they would again be able to grow and cultivate their crop.