PAMPORE: Gusty winds on Saturday evening knocked down a century old Chinar tree which locals claiming it as landmark tree in the surrounding.
This chinar tree locally called ‘Poshih Boen’ flowering Chinar had been named after the land is located in an area having boom of Saffron flowers in the town Pampore.
The revenue department officials including Naib Tehsildar and Revenue official Mir Murawat Hussain visited to the spot and started investigating the cause of collapse.
Mir Murwat Hussain told Kashmir Reader that the importance of the Chinar could be gauged by the fact that during the flowering of Saffron flowers every tired person rested under its shade.
The chinar tree locally called ‘Poshih Boen’ flowering Chinar had been named after the land is located in an area having boom of Saffron flowers in the area, he said.
The village head Abdul Raheem Chat told Kashmir Reader that the chinar had been a companion of tired and refuge to the children who could not work in fields.
” All the people working in the fields always relished the flowering feasts under this tree which now has become a history,” he said, adding that what now remains is this enormous truck of this green shade