As new wine shops are about to open in Jammu according to the new excise policy, residents seem unhappy with the decision. The locals of New Plot area today stood against the Administration’s decision and demanded ban on wine shops in their area.
“Opening of 3 wine shops have been ordered in 600 metres area. Our shop on rent is nearby our house. Inspite of denying for wine shop, the current owner initiated electricity work. On asking, he misbehaved with us.” a resident of New Plot said
The shop owner denied the allegations of misbehaviour. He said he isn’t completely in favour of the opening wine shop but needs to do something for earning.
“I’m neither against nor in support of wine shops in Jammu. In past we had a meat shop here. The lady refused for that too. I sometimes agree with her but we have to do something for our daily bread.” He said
The lady and her daughter complained about a low rent of their shop and refused for the wine shop.
“We get only 600 rupees rent for the shop which is too less. Keeping it aside, we wrote application to the Mayor for not allowing the wine shops to open in our area. The shop has a Temple opposite to it. In any case we will not allow a wine shop to open here.” She said
“It is Administration’s fault to have given licences for wine shops. No one asks the poor these days. We gave our shop on rent for some good work not for such practices that make people sad.” She added
Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media
Portion of bridge washed away due to heavy rain
A big portion the bridge over Pai Nallah on Simbal Choa – Dera Baba road was damaged due to heavy rainfall, following which vehicular traffic on the road was closed.
One side of the bridge at village Bhabar, about 20 km from Reasi, has caved in. This bridge connects Dera Baba Banda Bahadur with Reasi.
According to Bodh Raj, former Sarpanch of the area, closure of the bridge because of damage has caused immense problem for the locals. “Condition of the roads from Simbal Chuha to Dera Baba Banda Bahadur and from Bhabar to Kundra is very dilapidated. The road from Bhabar to Kundra is in bad condition. Five kilometers of road is in bad condition which needs proper attention from the administration, he added.
People of the area have to the District Administration and DDC Chairperson to look after the matter and got the damaged part of the bridge repaired at the earliest so that vehicular movement is restored as early as possible.
DC Jammu issues new timings for opening shops
District Magistrate Jammu Anshul Garg has issued guidelines for opening of Shops/ Establishment in district.
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Lockdown relaxation: J&K Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines for shops
The Jammu & Kashmir administration on Sunday relaxed Covid-induced restrictions in eight districts–Poonch, Reasi, Ramban, Doda, Shopian, Kulgam, Ganderbal, and Bandipora as the coronavirus infection declines. However, guidelines on the Covid containment, notified on 29 May, will continue to remain in force till further orders.
The union territory has allowed all government and private offices to function subject to strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour.
Here’s what’s allowed in the 8 districts:
1. Barbershops, salons, and parlours will be permitted to open on all days of the week (except on Saturdays and Sundays).
2. Standalone shops, outdoor bazaars, shopping complexes would be permitted to open on all days (except Saturday and Sunday).
3. All government offices can function without any restrictions subject to strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour.
4. The wholesale trade of liquor would continue to be permitted to operate 5 days a week (except Saturdays and Sundays) in the entire UT.
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