English_Master April 11, 2016 No Comments
ADULTERATION, COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY & SPURIOUS PRODUCTS Among other things, these three are almost life-threatening. They shatter the country’s economy that causes inflation and other hazards, as well! Adulteration: It refers to mixing up a cheap thing with the costlier one to make fast buck. A milkman mixes water with the milk so that he could increase the quantum of the milk and get more money. Similarly, some black sheep mix kerosene with petrol. In the first case, it is the milk vendor who is the only culprit. But in the second case, it is alarming that mixing of kerosene with petrol takes place with the connivance of many. Tankers (lorries) carrying petrol from the manufacturer to the outlets on the outskirts of the city and deep inside the state, under the pretence of distributing petrol, are parked at one corner of the gas station (petrol bunk). There the offenders extract petrol from them and pour kerosene in the tanker. Then the tankers proceed to the outlets for distribution. This kind of adulteration takes place not by any individual. Several people are involved in it, right from the truck drivers to all concerned. Sometimes, the locally influential ruling party bigwigs are involved, too. Counterfeit Currency: This has become like a...
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