Firm violates orders on DAP sale, case filed in Ambala

Ambala, November 20

The Ambala police booked a firm for selling fertiliser for allegedly selling DAP to farmers of other states.

The case has been registered against Yash Agro Company on the complaint of Deputy Director Agriculture Girish Nagpal at Ambala City police station under Sections 7 and 10 of the Essential Commodities Act and 420 of the IPC.

As per the complaint, the dealer was directed to produce the data regarding the DAP received from September 1 to November 9 and also to provide the list of farmers to whom the DAP was sold, but no data was provided.

As per the data collected from the Centre’s portal, the firm was allotted 46 MT DAP. Of that, the firm had sold 18.15 MT DAP to farmers of other states.

DDA Girish Nagpal said, “There were clear directions that the dealers can’t sell DAP to farmers of other states to ensure that local farmers don’t face any shortage but the firm has violated directions following which the action has been taken. The licence of the firm will also be suspended for 15 days.”