All the main markets of Jammu have remained closed for the last four days because of the complete shutdown and almost 70 crores of Business is said to habe been lost which has shattered the economy of the state. Sources have claimed that in past four days loss around six crores of Income Tax, four to five crores of VAT, one crore of toll tax and passenger tax has also been recorded.
Due to the closure of vegetable and fruits market at Narwal, huge quantity of vegetables and fruits were spoiled. Petrol pumps also remained closed affecting the life in the city.
(inputs from Amar Ujala)