|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Aug 8: Senior congress leader and former minister Dr manohar Lal Sharma strongly criticised the government approach towards the poor road side vendors. It is pertinent to mention here that government has ordered removal of all vendors along road side with immediate effect. Dr manohar said that authorities have ordered removal of vendors without any concrete backup rehabilitation plan for the vendors. He said that already state is facing alarming job deficient under BJP resime and educated youth has to helplessly diverge himself to do pity jobs on meagre salary. The rest uneducated made their living by selling products as road side vendors. Dr Sharma said that many of these road side vendors are the sole bread earners of their families and are working hard to meet two ends meal. However this move will bring dark times not only for them but for their small children and elder parents.
Dr Sharma demanded that these vendors should be allotted specific sites along Dayalachak, Galak, Challa, Nagrota Gujroo, Thara Kalyal, Gurha, Mandli, Dharmkote, printer etc where a vendor market shall be made and these vendors shouldn't be deprived of their livelihood.