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Salyan villagers depend on non-iodised salt

SALYAN

Apr 14, 2018-

People living in remote parts of Bangad Kupinde Municipality-11 in Salyan district are consuming non-iodised salt due to lack of awareness.

Villagers said they use non-iodised salt because they are much cheaper. A kilogram of non-iodised salt can be bought for Rs 15, half the price of iodised salt of the same quantity.

Pashupati Pun of Thapachaur in Bangad Kupinde-11 said they have to walk at least five hours to reach Dhorpipal to buy salt. There is no depot of Salt Trading Corporation in the area. (PR)

Published: 14-04-2018 08:01

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