6 bakers booked
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 8: With bakers(locally known as Kandur) declining to sell the local bread at Rs 2 per piece, the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution has intensified its drive against them and booked some six bakers for violation of Essential Commodities Act in the City.
A CAPD spokesman said the drive would be intensified and none would be allowed to go for self-styled hike in the bread price.
“We held a meeting with the bakers association and asked them to give 10 days time to the government to review their demands. But by that time none will be allowed to hike the bread price,” the spokesman said.
Meanwhile, the bakers have gone on an indefinite strike till their demands are met.
And of some of the shops which are operational, as per the consumers, are charging Rs 2.50 per bread.
“I went to baker in Solina and he sold the bread for Rs 2.50,” said a consumer.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 8 Nov 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 8 Nov 2009 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 9 Nov 2009 00:00:00 IST
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