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November 14th, 2011
Satellite Images Reveal Surge in Opium Areas in Himachal

Known for production of world’s best quality charas ” Malana cream“, Himachal Pradesh is now also known for production of quality opium. The changeover from charas to opium began some two decades back, with Sainj valley of Kullu district and Bhara Bhangal area of Kangra district becoming the biggest cultivation areas. Satellite images of remote areas taken by NCB this year have caused concern among authorities that there is increase in the area of opium cultivation in recent times. Read More