in Indian-administered Kashmir but the ongoing lockdown
imposed on the disputed region has made it impossible for farmers
to sell their produce on the market. According to officials, most of the walnuts sold in India come from Kashmiri villages.
But despite a big demand this season,
Kashmiri produce hasn’t been able to reach the markets. Due to the lockdown, the US and Chile have flooded
Indian markets instead.(Source: The Kashmir Monitor)
The disputed region has been under a security lockdown since August 5 with all communications cut off after India stripped it of its special status that gave it autonomy from the rest of the country.