Pharma traders’ strike against new drug policy
Srinagar: Pharmaceutical traders in Kashmir
Valley on Friday began a two-day strike against the new drug
policy formulated by the state government.
The two-day strike call was given by the apex body of
pharma dealers after a meeting here yesterday.
"All business outlets associated with pharma trade,
including retailers, will observe a two-day strike against the
new drug policy of the state government," a spokesman of the
pharma dealers said.
The new policy is going to affect the livelihood of more
than 2.5 lakh persons involved in pharma trade, he alleged.
The state government announced a new drug policy recently
with the aim of curbing the rampant sale of spurious drugs in
However, the pharma dealers allege that the new policy
will benefit only a handful of companies and will leave little
room for relatively smaller business houses.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- CBI confirms Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain's indulgence in Hawala business
- Watch: CM Yogi Adityanath's first speech in UP Assembly house
- Should army take strict action against stone pelters of J&K?
- Etawah: UP cops caught drunk while on duty
- DNA: Reason behind electricity crisis in India despite being power surplus nation
- Left to die on road, pregnant Lucknow woman writes to PM Narendra Modi to end 'triple talaq', says 'I voted for BJP'
- The Kapil Sharma Show: No Sunday episode this weekend? Here’s why
- India vs Australia: Virat Kohli takes reconciliatory path, says his friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'
- Sunil Grover joining AIB? Here’s the truth
- Reliance Jio closes in on 50 million paid users