Post Batala tragedy, drive on to identify illegal stockists
| Saturday | 7th September, 2019
The police have started a campaign to identify illegal manufacturers and stockists of firecrackers in the city.
He said the police had already initiated action against illegal manufacturers/ stockists.
Anngarh locality, situated on the outskirts of the city and infamous for rampant drug abuse, was also a hub of illegal manufacturing of firecrackers.
It was known as mini Sivakasi of Amritsar (Sivakasi is a town situated in Tamil Nadu which is known for manufacturing firecrackers, matchbox and printing industries).
Nevertheless, the police claimed that due to stringent norms and action taken by the administration, a majority of illegal manufacturers had been shifted to some other places.
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