CHRONICLE BUREAU IMPHAL, 10th Feb:
After shops and warehouses were gutted by a massive fire at Namphalong market in Myanmar territory on February 7 at about 8.50 pm, the business transaction resumed at the Indo-Myanmar No Man’s Land zone from Saturday morning.
Namphalong market is an Indo-Myanmar international business centre located close to the border town Moreh of Manipur.
Vendors, mostly daily wage earners from Myanmar brought their commodities for sale at the temporary market set up on the small ground near the No Man’s Land from Saturday morning.
Until the Namphalong market is renovated, for the time being business operators are earning their livelihood by selling various essential commodities including food items at the small temporary market. However, only essential commodities, excluding electronics and electrical items, were seen being sold in the temporary market.