SRINAGAR — In an effort to revive the economic activities, the weekly Sunday market reopened on Sunday in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar city after a gap of eight months with COVID-19 SOPs in place.

Witnesses said that as part of the protective measures, vendors were seen wearing face masks.

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“The six-feet distance was also maintained between the stalls as the authorities allowed the market to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic,” witnesses said.

One of the vendor, Nisar Ahmad, said that they are very happy that the market has been re-opened after a gap of eight months as they have suffered losses due to the closure of this market.

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The vendors thanked the Srinagar administration for allowing them to set up stalls as their livelihood is dependent on Sunday market.

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