MENDHAR, Mar 3: The ration dealers from Mendhar, Mankote, Balakote and Gursai/ Harni area held protest demonstration against the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department for not releasing their commission and carriage charges for the last eight to ten months.
The dealers assembled outside TSO office here in the town and started protest demonstration. They alleged that for last many months, the department has failed to release their commission money and carriage charges. They also alleged that despite sanction of their full quota of ration, the concerned TSO staff/ storekeepers deduct their ration on flimsy grounds. Even the TSO and concerned Assistant Director when aprised about the matter, did not bother to take note of this illegal practice.
They alleged large scale bungling and pilferage in the ration in the area. They demanded that full quota of their ration be provided to the dealers and officials concerned should refrain from their dictatorial attitude. Later, they submitted a memorandum to the SDM.