Tourism deptt wakes up to overcharging

In view of the repeated complaints from tourists about overcharging at Sonmarg, Tourism Department Kashmir Monday started a special drive against unscrupulous pony owners and taxi operators.

A team of the department on the directions of Minister for Tourism G A Mir and Director Tourism Kashmir Talat Parvez visited Sonmarg and took stern actions against the guilty. 

The team collected Rs 7,700 from the pony owners and drivers found violating Tourist Trade Act, an official statement here said.

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