Fair price shop dealer show-caused for irregularities

SILCHAR, July 14: T D Daulagupu, SDO (Civil) of Lakhipur sub-division issued a suspension notice against Basanti Goala, fair price shop dealer on violation of laws. There have been numerous complaints against Basanti Goala whose fair price shop is located at Chotomamda, Binnakandie Cooperative Society under Lakhipur sub-division by the public. The charges against Goala include non-displaying of stock and price board in her fair price shop which is a violation of clause 18, Assam Public Distribution Article order, 1982.
The report on the issue was filed by Dilip Roy, area officer, food and civil supply and consumer affairs. In course of earlier four inspections, her shop was found to be in very unhygienic condition and one day, it was seen closed on a working day. She was also slapped with a show-cause notice to the effect why legal action should not be taken against her. She is to reply by July 20. A copy of the order was also sent to the area officer, food and civil supply and consumer affairs, and the secretary, Binnakandie Gaon Panchayat Samavay Samiti for information and necessary action. (Source:SentinelAssam)

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