Early Times Report
Udhampur, June 11: Kissan Sabha organized one day convention in village Dalsar of tehsil Ramnagar yesterday in which state president of Kisan Sabha, Hari Chand Jalmeria advocate was the chief guest.
Members of the Jammu Provincial Committee: Uday Chand, Master Swaran Singh, Master Paras Ram, Dewan Chand were the special guests.
A presidium comprising Chanchala Devi (Sarpanch), Capt Ram Lal Sharma, master Yash Pal, Mir Chand, Dhani Ram presided over the convention.
The convention of Kisan Sabha deliberated upon various issues concerning the farmers of local and provincial level importance. Large number of farmers of Ramnagar teshil participated and expressed their views. Speaking on the occasion, state president of the Kisan Sabha, Hari Chand Jalmeria, expressed concern over the neglect and deprivation of the farmers in the state particularly those residing in remote areas. Over all condition of the health, educational, veterinary, agriculture, horticulture facilities are in poor shape. There is no adequate water, timely seed and fertilizer facility available in such areas.
Even much publicized cooking gas is provided after adding Rs.50 or above per cylinder in remote areas.
The farmers are 100% dependent on vagaries of nature for their crop success. The monkey menace is predominant in almost all areas in kandi and hilly areas which has forced the farmers to abandon farming or growing fruits.