Grain merchants stage demo at Kalamna

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2018 10:14:34


Business Bureau,

The members of Wholesale Grain and Seeds Merchants Association and other traders on Monday stage demonstration at the main gate of Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), Kalamna.  Pratap Motwani, Secretary of the Association said, the wholesalers are anguish about the on-going illegal trade by some traders who are not paying any Mandi Cess to the APMC and are selling outside the market.

“Our delegation had met the administration of APMC before some days and alerted them about the illegal trade practices. The administration had promised that it will conduct raid on such traders involved in selling outside market directly to consumers. It was also assured that the flying squad will keep track on such traders,” he said.

Motwani said, the administration had not taken the issue seriously. If the practice continues, traders of the New Grain Market, APMC Kalamna will have no business and illegal practice will continue. On Monday, the incoming and outgoing vehicles entry was stopped as the Association members staged demonstration and ‘Chakka Jam’ at the main gate. At 3 pm Rajesh Bhusari, Secretary of APMC intervened in the matter and assured that  strict action would be taken immediately.

A meeting with A R S Nayak, Administrator and office-bearers of The Wholesale Seeds and Grain Merchants Association has been scheduled on October 3 at 3.30 pm. present were Ajay Agrawal, Ritesh Godhwani, Dilip Sachhani, Arun Agrawal, Rajesh Madrani, Dinesh Jhakotia, Jayesh Shah, Reshab Jejani, Rajendra Dhoot, Rinku Agrawal, Bablu Jagwani, Manoj Dalmiya, Rajesh Jejani, Rajesh Motwani, Pramod Jejani, Shankar Motwani, Sachhanand Tulsiyani, Dinesh Sachhani, Sandeep Motwani, Neeraj Agrawal, Pankaj Sitani, Padam Jain, Anant Jejani, Akash Kesarwani, Jackie Lalwani, Arun Sawarkar, Dilip Lulla, Rahul Savlani, Ajay Sachdev, Babu Sachdev and others.