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KMB's surprise market visit

Kokrajhar Municipality Board (KMB) in association with Food, Civil Supply & Consumer Affairs and weight & measure officials made a supersize check of trade license, food selling items and weight & measures along the shop and groceries in Kokrajhar town on Thursday.

The checking team was included Bishnu Narzary,chairman KMB, officials from Food & civil supply and weight & measures officials along with police started checking imitative from JD Road near Gangatalkies led Bishnu Narzary,chairman KMB.

The check team checked all kinds of shop and stalls along the town and found several shop and groceries are running their trading without trade license.The checking team also seized large numbers of domestic cylinders,which are used illegally at tea stalls instead of commercial cylinders.

Narzary said that KMB would serve legal notice those who do not take valid trade license from Municiplaity Boards within few days and punishment would be checked as per law to meet healthy administration.He also said that team have also check illegally occupied of foot path along the town and instructed all traders,who are occupying footh paths to vacate as soon early,otherwise KMB will take stern action. Surprise checking was carried out after receiving allegations from public more of the hotels and grocery shops has not trade license, which have been running their business, where the tea stools and hotels also running their business using the domestic cylinders instead of commercial besides food items are not good as price leveled.

“We have carried supersize check of trade license along the traders in Kokrajhar town.We found several shop and stalls have not valid trade license through they earning livelihood.We also check prices of essential commodities and weights of goods which are bound to sale.Those who have not valid license,they are asked to deposit fines and make valid license otherwise stern initiative would be taken”,Bishnu said.

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