Plucking of apricots has begun in Kralpora, Budgam district.
Plucking of apricots has begun in Kralpora, Budgam district.

Apricot harvesting begins in J-K's Budgam

ANI | Updated: Jun 27, 2020 15:20 IST

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 27 (ANI): As the monsoon season has begun, the farmers in Kralpora orchards of Budgam district have started apricot harvesting.
A farmer told ANI that the work of plucking of fruits helps in generating employment in the region every year.
"The season of apricot plucking provides employment to many people, be it labourers, hawkers or contractors," a farmer said.
Apricot, a favourite fruit of the Maharajas and Nizam, ripens around monsoon when the weather is not very harsh. (ANI)

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