Bandipora farmers urge immediate dewatering of paddy growing area

Sumbal: With the start of agricultural season in the Valley, farmers in Sonawari villages of north Kashmir’s Bandipora are sitting idle as their paddy fields are submerged in water. They appealed the authorities to dewater their agricultural fields so that they can carry on with agricultural activities. “We have to sow seeds and plough our […]

30 Hajin residents discharged after completing quarantine

30 Hajin residents discharged after completing quarantine

Hajin: At least 30 people were discharged after completing 14- day quarantine period in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Wednesday. Nodal officer for Sumbal Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari told Kashmir Reader that 30 persons who were put under quarantine after they came in contact with positive persons were discharged from indoor stadium Shadipora after completing their quarantine […]

30 discharged after completing quarantine period

Hajin: At least 30 people were discharged after completing 14-day quarantine period in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Wednesday. Nodal officer Sumbal Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari told Kashmir Reader that 30 persons who were put under quarantine after they came in contact with positive persons were discharged from indoor stadium Shadipora after completing their quarantine period on […]

With ‘micro ATM’ in his van, Hajin youth goes around delivering cash at the doorstep

With ‘micro ATM’ in his van, Hajin youth goes around delivering cash at the doorstep

Hajin (Bandipora): A good samaritan in Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district is delivering cash at people’s doorsteps so that they do not face any financial issues due to the lockdown. Normal life has been particularly hard in this north Kashmir township since a spike in the number of coronavirus positive cases from the area […]

Local youth enforce lockdown in Shahgund with police help

Local youth enforce lockdown in Shahgund with police help

Hajin: Youth in Shahgund village of Hajin Bandipora are enforcing the lockdown in their area and they say the Deputy Superintendent of Police Hajin is helping them do it. The youth have been doing so since positive cases were detected among residents of surrounding areas like Hajin, Gundjagir, and Naidkhai on March 25. Aadil Fayaz, […]

Woman sews 1500 masks and goes door to door giving them for free

Woman sews 1500 masks and goes door to door giving them for free

Sumbal (Bandipora): With her own sewing machine and spending her own money on the raw material, a woman from Sumbal area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora has sewed at least 1500 masks and distributed them free of cost. While talking to Kashmir Reader, Syeda Masarat Haider said she had done this for the sake of Allah […]

Social org Khidmat-e-Khalq comes forward to help needy in Hajin

Hajin: Various social organisations have come forward to provide help to poor and destitute people in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district whose life and livelihood are at risk due to Coronavirus lockdown. One such organisation, Khidmat-e-Khalq, comprising at least 30 volunteers from Hajin area is getting overwhelming support from people living in Hajin. […]

After criticism, MC Hajin removes cow dung, garbage from roads

After criticism, MC Hajin removes cow dung, garbage from roads

Hajin: Municipal Committee Hajin on Saturday removed cow dung and garbage from roads after criticism from locals, who said that nothing was being done by the administration to stop this practice in wake of Covid-19 outbreak. Amid Covid-19 outbreak, locals have expressed concern about the lack of sanitation in their area. Talking to Kashmir Reader, […]

MC Sumbal female officer levels harassment charges against its president

Sumbal: Executive Officer of Municipal Committee Sumbal Ruhi Jan has alleged that its president Jehangir Ahmad has been harassing her and other employees over official matters. She alleged that Ahmad has “hijacked” her official position and sends false reports to higher officials of her being absent from duty. Ruhi claimed that Ahmad has also written […]