Moreover, the citizens had to wait in line for hours to get supplies and were forced to wait in other lines for other items. He also said that things were different in the previous Ramzan bazaars and this time the arrangements are rather degrading. Salima Bibi, a domestic worker, said, “I do not see any difference in the prices of items in Ramzan bazaars and other markets. It appears to me that they are degrading the poor by making them stand in queues during fasting hours in the hot weather and giving them only limited supplies.” She also added that there’s no place for the poor in ‘Naya Pakistan’. The previous government treated us better.”Sadaqat Ali, a shopkeeper at the Ramzan bazaar said, “We are selling items on subsidised rates and these prices have been given to us by the government.
Source: Pakistan Today May 24, 2019 17:25 UTC