Non-licence holder vendors unhappy with licence holders


    IMPHAL, July 24: The Street Vendors’ licence holders today around 11 am dispersed vendors without licence for selling their wares at Khwairamband according to Potsangbam Shyamashakhi Devi, president of Khwairamband Keithel Lambi-Mataida Potpham Phambi Lup during a press conference at Manipur Press Club today.

    The lup has further demanded the Imphal Municipal Council to provide details of the licence card holders and number of licence holders at the earliest.

    She further said that the attitude of licence holders towards the non-license holders is disgraceful and demeaning, even though they are all trying to earn some money and the only difference is that they hold licence, she added.

    She further lamented the action of state government remaining as spectator to the incident.

    The government should take the issue seriously and should provide proper place for the street vendors on the first floor of the two buildings of Ima Market, she said.

    She express that the place provided by the government at Sana Keithel in an improper area which is not a suitable place to sell wares and earn for livelihood.


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