Diwali just five days away, 10 cracker kiosks yet to open
| Tuesday | 22nd October, 2019
Tribune News ServiceAmritsar, October 21The Festival of Lights is less than a week away and the temporary retail firecracker market will take two more days to be operational on October 23.
Only 10 kiosks, permitted to be set up in the New Amritsar area, are still under construction.
A separate parking lot will be allotted away from the market.
Sources said 50 per cent of vends had changed hands and the price of commodities would come out once the retail market became operational.
There are 32 licence holders in the city dealing in manufacturing, storage and possession of crackers in addition to two Union Government-licenced firecracker manufacturing units.
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