Since 7 days, 150 valley bound mutton trucks stranded at Udhampur, dealers protest
Srinagar: Valley based Mutton dealers on Tuesday protested against ‘unexplained halt of valley bound livestock trucks’ at Udhampur by traffic police for seven days now.
According to KNO correspondent, the dealers assembed as press enclave to protests claiming they have suffered huge losses.
The claimed that 150 trucks are stuck at Udhampur since seven days.
Mohammed Saleem Mir, resident of safakadal Srinagar said that live stock, Goats and sheeps are being stopped at udhampur from at least one week without any reason by traffic police.
“Trucks carrying livestock from Jammu to Srinagar are stuck and we are facing a loss of Rs 10 lakh daily. In addition, a serious threat is posed to the health of livestock due to weather conditions,” Mir said.
They said that many shopkeepers have raised the prices of the commodity and are taking undue advantage of their problems.
The protesting dealears urged governor Jammu and Kashmir to intervene in the matter so that they can have a sigh of relief. KNO