Dr. Wajahat, a Clinical Oncologist, has warned against consuming artificially ripened watermelon during Ramadan in Kashmir.

Citing health risks from chemicals used in ripening, he urges the public to opt for naturally ripened fruits to avoid potential health hazards.

A post by Dr. Wajahat, whose bio on micro-blogging site ‘X’ suggests of him being a Doctor | Clinical Oncologist | Advocate for affordable cancer care | Breast and GI cancer | Regional head Pal care Foundation, wrote in a series of posts urged people to avoid consuming the artificially ripened watermelon in Ramadan.