Jammu & Kashmir: With COVID SOPs in place, Sunday market reopens in Srinagar after 08 months

Report from Kamran Rashid Bhat;

KASHMIR, Srinagar, Oct 18 : In an effort to revive the economic activities, the weekly Sunday market reopened on Sunday in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city after a gap of 08 months with COVID-19 SOPs in place. Protective measures were taken by the vendors who were seen wearing face masks.

The six-feet distance was also maintained between the stalls as the authorities allowed the market to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic. One of the vendor told that they are very happy that the market has been re-opened after a gap of 08 months as they have suffered losses due to the closure if this market.

The vendors thanked the Srinagar administration for allowing them to set up stalls as their livelihood is dependent on Sunday market.