Ramzan began: Kargil face shortage of essential commodities

KARGIL, APRIL 12, 2021: Eyeing on the beginning of Holy month of Ramzan, the shortage of essential commodities has posed a major concern to people in Kargil District.

In this regard the Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust Kargil in a Public Notice has appealed the Union Territory and LAHDC administration to make hasty and necessary arrangements of the essential commodities.

While demanding for early opening of Zojila Pass, the socio-religious organization has appealed the shopkeepers and merchants to sell goods on appropriate price.

The organization has also appealed the general public to follow Covid Appropriate Behavior and Standard Operating Procedures issued by the administration time to time.

On the other side, Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan in a letter to the Advisor Umang Narula has raised the issue of shortage of essential commodities in Kargil.

“May I draw your kind attention towards the following few points of emergent nature: That, the continued closure of the Zojila Pass has resulted in shortage of essential commodities in Kargil”, said the letter.

“The Holy month of Ramazan is fast approaching and the markets are bereft of essential commodities as well as fresh vegetable and fruits.

“Keeping in view the above two extremely important issues, I seek your immediate and kind intervention towards airlifting of essential commodities as well as fresh vegetables and fruits for Kargil district.

“I further seek your active intervention for speeding up the work on opening up of the Zojila Pass at the earliest by the Project VIJAYAK and the BRO. An early action in the matter shall be highly solicited, the letter concluded.


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