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SRINAGAR — A joint team of the enforcement wing of the J&K Agriculture Department and Pesticides Association on Tuesday seized a huge quantity of substandard fertilizer in Sugoo village of Shopian district.

As per a statement, the inspection was led by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal and was conducted after credible inputs to curb the black marketing, use of substandard fertilizers and unauthorized sale of fertilizers.

The statement reads that around 200 quintals of substandard fertiliser were seized during the inspection.

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The director said that a team from the enforcement wing of the department raided and found that a huge quantity of substandard fertiliser was being used.

He assured that strict action according to law shall be initiated against such people who are found involved in such activities.

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