268 kanals of poppy cultivation destroyed in Kashmir

Poppy cultivation in Kashmir

According to the Deputy Excise Commissioner Executive Kashmir, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, the department has launched drive against poppy cultivation in which, so far, 268 kanals of poppy cultivation has been destroyed in the valley.

          He said two excise teams comprising excise & taxation officers of South Kashmir range and Central Kashmir conducted anti-poppy drive in Pulwama and Budgam districts today.