Mohali, September 28
The Mohali administration has determined to register FIRs towards fee brokers (arhtiyas) discovered promoting paddy from different states in numerous grain markets of the district.
Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan directed officers to take authorized motion towards the arthiyas violating the Punjab Agriculture Produce Advertising Committees (APMC) Act by promoting paddy bought from different states in native grain markets.
Reviewing the paddy procurement state of affairs, it was introduced into the discover of the Deputy Commissioner that grain markets adjoining the Haryana border are inclined to face glut and procurement course of is hampered as a result of unprecedented arrival of paddy from different states through native fee brokers.
It was knowledgeable that the native civil administration made preparations for estimated arrival of produce from villages below its jurisdiction, however preparations are inclined to fall brief as a result of unlawful sale of paddy from neighbouring states in these grain markets.
Police requested to determine interstate border checkpoints.
Taking a strict be aware of the transgression, Dayalan directed police officers to determine particular interstate border checkpoints in order that ‘different state paddy’ may not come within the district. Apart from, he issued instructions to register FIRs and droop licences of errant arhtiyas. The Sub-divisional Magistrates have been directed to take care of fixed vigil to make sure compliance. — TPR