Anantnag: 13 June: On the direction of SSP Anantnag, Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan, SHO Larnoo accompanied by Naib Tehsildar Larnoo and Municipal Committee officers today conducted surprise market checking in main chowk Larnoo.
The checking was aimed at ensuring the quality and to curb black marketing and profiteering of essential commodities and to keep vigil on erring shopkeepers during the holy month of Ramadan.
During the checking, the joint team destroyed outdated food items, rotten vegetables and fruits and fined on various shopkeepers for violating the legal regulations. The squad also seized and destroyed large quantity of polythene bags on spot.
Meanwhile, SHO Larnoo added that such drives will be conducted on routine basis so that quality of commodities is ensured. He urged shopkeepers not to violate the rules besides displaying the rate lists at their respective shops.
Locals appreciated the act and hoped such drives would continue in future as well.