Govt needs to work in a systematic manner to open markets says Debabrata Saikia
| Saturday | 28th March, 2020
Hundreds of panic buyers converged at different vegetable markets in the city and thus breaking the practice of social distancing.
Debabrata Saikia said that the lockdown will become meaningless without systematic planning to open the markets or distribute essential commodities to the people.
“However, the government took measures to close down the markets in the afternoon but the damage was already done”, said Saikia.
He suggested that essential items like food and medicines can be distributed by mobile vans in panchayat and town areas.
“There are 28,000 panchayat representatives and 2,000 town committee representatives.
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