The retail sale of vegetables in the market yard was closed for two months in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. On Sunday, these retail shops in the market yard has been reopened. As per the traders, this move will help in bringing down the rates of vegetables sold in retail quantity.
The letter to start the retail market was given by Chairman of association Manoj Pawar and General Secretary Hanumant Bahirat to administrator of the committee B. J. Deshmukh.
The resumption of vegetable sales was discussed between the administration of the market committee and the retailers.
Market in Hadapsar will commence today
The Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru vegetable market was close due to lockdown. It will re-open again from Sunday and will remain open between 9 am to 4 pm. MLA Chetan Tupe arranged a meeting with farmers and traders by considering norms of physical distancing.
Chairman of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru traders association Balasaheb Bhise, Chairman of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru traders’ council Pramod Badade, Corporator Maruti Tupe, Yogesh Sasane, Ujjwala Jangale, Sunil Banakar and Balasaheb Sabale were present at the meeting.
Pune has crossed the mark of 1,000 cases and the death toll is close to 450. On Sunday, India recorded the highest single-day spike as it registered 11,200 fresh cases.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 3,427 new cases which took state’s tally beyond 1, 04,000