Dust on sensational incident of Surendranagar pan shop violating all norms of social distancing has hardly settled. State administration has been repeatedly appealing through various means to follow social distancing in people’s own interest and protection against deadly Coronavirus outbreak. Video of tobacco consumers including men and women were seen rushing for Pan, cigarette and Gutkha in Surendranagar. The video of Surendranagar rush has gone viral.
In a bad news for tobacco consumers, One more similar incident of police seizing a truck loaded with Miraj gutkha worth Rs 2.6 lakhs arriving from Anwarpura of Madhya Pradesh has come to light.
Pan parlors are closed in lockdown for more than a month and whatever scarce amount of tobacco products are available they are silently sold in black market through back doors at very high cost.
As per media source.