Rs 55250 realised from erring traders in Anantnag


ANANTNAG, MAY 06: Market checking squads during a drive in Anantnag district realised a fine of Rs 55250 from erring traders, 153 Kilograms of rotten vegetables, other eatables and adultered milk was destroyed on the spot.

The squads were headed by concerned Tehsildars and comprising of officials of Revenue, Police, Food Civil Supplies and Consumers, Legal Metrology and Municipalities today conducted checking in various markets of the Anantnag district.

The teams inspected the markets of Anantnag town, Mattan, Bijbehara, Pahalgam, Kokernag, Larnu, Aishmuqam, Verinag, Dooru, Qazigund and other places.

The shop keepers were directed to display the rate lists prominently, ensure adherence of food safety norms and desist from indulging in black marketing and hoarding.

It was given out that such a drive will be conducted on a routine basis.