Rice Production Down Due To Urbanisation In Kashmir

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An elderly farmer ties lumps of grass to make hay bales in a paddy... News PhotoAgriculture,Asian Style Conical Hat,Bale,Economy,Environmental Issues,Farmer,Field,Grass,Harvesting,Hay,Horizontal,India,Jammu and Kashmir,Lifestyles,Outdoors,Rice Paddy,Science and Technology,Season,Senior Adult,SummerPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Yawar NazirSRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - OCTOBER 03: An elderly farmer ties lumps of grass to make hay bales in a paddy field during harvesting season October 03, 2013 in Sriinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. Paddy production has gone down in Kashmir during the recent years largely due to unplanned and rapid urbanisation, with the area under rice crop cultivation coming down from 122 hectares in 2010-11 to 112 hectares in 2013, according to an economic survey to the state government. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)