Isn’t the Merchant Association creating panic among the public demanding lockdown again in the Cachar district? This is the new topic of discussion among the public of the district.
An administrative level meeting was held at Silchar on Friday on the basis of the demand of the Fatak Bazar Merchant Association for Lockdown at Cachar District. Where the public representatives including Minister, MLA, MP among other government officials were present.
Four days lockdown is suggested in the meeting from 10-13 August. It is also suggested in the meeting that the weekend lockdown on 8th and 9th August should be suspended so that the public can stock useful commodities.
Meanwhile, commodity prices have increased in the district during the last phases of lockdown in the country. Even the administration was failed control the price of the essential commodities. There has been a lot of corruption reported in the distribution of relief material and financial grants to helpless people. Black marketing was also reported from several places of the district.
Now question is, in whose interest the Merchant Association is demanding for lockdown? Where as the 3rd phase of Unlock process is going on in the country?