No shortage of essential commodities in Kashmir : J&K administration

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New Delhi: The J&K administration has assured that there is no shortage of essential commodities and medicines in the Valley, reports said.

The reports said restrictions were imposed in Kashmir region since last 20 days ever since the Centre announced its decision to revoke Article 370.The Modi government also divided the state into two Union Territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

The J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik told reporters that there is no shortage of essential commodities and medicines in Kashmir. He said meat, vegetables and eggs were supplied door to door on the occasion of  Eid.

Malik said that the administration’s priority was to ensure that no lives were lost, adding that communication lines would open soon.

A government statement has said that medicines worth Rs 23.81 crore reached end-user retail shops in the last 20 days.

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