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Aaqib Magray

Ganderbal, 28 Aug: A joint team of food safety Departments monday conducted a market checking at main market kangan in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal District

On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singhla and SDM Kangan,market checking was intensified under the supervision of Tehsildar Kangan along with food safety,police,CAPD at
main market Kangan

During the drive a penal sum of Rs 2200 was recovered as a fine from  shopkeepers for violation of the Essential Commodities Act 1955, besides huge quantity of rotten vegetables and other food items were destroyed on spot.

It was said that, such market checking drive would be held continuously to curb the black-marketing, profiteering and hoarding.official said,

The shopkeepers were asked to strictly adhere to government rate list and appealed to the people not to pay more than government approved rates.