A protest with the aid of truck operators has chocked the delivery of fish and vegetables to markets in Durgapur metropolis inside the run-as much as Jamai Shasthi on Saturday.
Sources said truck operators had been sending lesser vehicles loaded with fish and vegetables to Durgapur for the past 3 days after an alleged police assault on a driver who had refused to pay a bribe on Monday.
The vans ferry objects to Durgapur from East Midnapore, Basirhat in North 24-Parganas and Bankura.
Traders in Durgapur said that round 50 mini vehicles and pickup vehicles are laden with fish come to Durgapur every day from East Midnapore and Basirhat and the same quantity of pickup vans deliver veggies to the industrial town from Bankura.
“Since Tuesday, we had been receiving approximately half of the same old consignments. The truck operators are protesting against police extortion,” stated a vegetable stockiest in Durgapur city.
The scenario worsened after fish and vegetable investors at Benachity, one of the fundamental markets inside the town, went on an indefinite strike alleging police atrocities inside the call of raids. They have demanded the withdrawal of a suo motu case the police have lodged towards them for allegedly beating up an officer and two civic police employees on Monday.
“We have closed all stores on the fish-and-vegetable market at Benachity and will keep the shutdown until the police withdraw instances in opposition to five people and forestall harassing us within the name of raids,” said Prakash Srivastav, a fish dealer.
The stand-off has made human beings in Durgapur stressful as the practice among many is to shop for fish and vegetables earlier as costs increase on the eve of Jamai Shasthi. Also, many are concerned that the disaster inside the markets may want to inform on the Jamai Shasthi menu.
“I had gone to the market to buy Hilsa as it is my son-in-law’s favored, but it changed into no longer available,” said Pradip Dutta, a bank employee.
Trouble started out on early Monday after a police crew patrolling NH2 allegedly chased and intercepted a truck ferrying fish from East Midnapore after the driving force refused to shell out Rs 500 as a bribe. An assistant sub-inspector, Sailen Mandal, and two civic police employees allegedly hit driving force Sudhangshu Rauth with belts.
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