Bhaskar News Service
Business worth crores, need of facilities
Kosikalan. The new market situated in the Mandi Committee premises has a turnover of around Rs 10 crore every year. Despite this, there are many problems here. Even the arrangements for drinking water and toilets for traders are not strong. At the same time, due to lack of drainage system, the problem of waterlogging arises during the rainy season. Due to which the traders have to face problems. Apart from this, the shopkeepers in the market throw spoiled vegetables and fruits here and there in the evening, which keeps rotting. This creates foul smell and the people here have to face problems. Due to filth in the premises, the incidence of mosquitoes has also increased. Due to which the commission agents as well as the traders who come to make purchases are facing problems. Everyone is troubled by the countless number of destitute animals. Traders said that the arrival of the market here about 25 years ago raised hopes that they would get better facilities in the new market. At present the traders here are not getting basic facilities. There are piles of filth everywhere in the campus. When it rains, a part of the complex gets flooded. There is no toilet provision for traders in the premises. Omprakash, Gokul, Ashok etc. doing business in the market said that there are many problems in the market. Having to face problems due to dirt. Due to which there is also an outbreak of mosquitoes. Every possible effort is being made to resolve the problems in the new vegetable market. Drainage arrangements and sanitation systems will be strengthened. – Umesh Chaudhary, Secretary Mandi Committee, Kosikalan.
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