Violence in J&K valley bruises Kashmiri apple – Times of India

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The horticulture sector of Kashmir adds a revenue of around Rs. 8000 crore annually to the J&K state economy. But the chances of achieving this target seems grim this year owing to street violence across Kashmir in the last two months. Fruit growers say that fruit, particularly apple, has started decaying in orchards because they are unable to pick the crop from the trees.

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