Salty panic in Uttara Pradesh, Delhi
Lucknow/ New Delhi: Panicked people thronged shops as salt shortage rumours spread across parts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi on Friday, 11th November 2016 night.
However authorities in UP as well as Delhi dismissed the rumors and said there is no shortage of salt.
In Moradabad, there were reports of panicked customers flocking to market as rumours flew thick and fast that salt has gone out of shelves and shopkeepers are selling at a premium. Circle Officer Kotwali area Poonam Mishra said police has been sent to Katra Naj from where reports of black marketing had emanated.