A Gram Kachahri (village court) in the Aurangabad district of Bihar, banned the sale and purchase of ‘Made in China’ goods on Staurday Declaring China an enemy for supporting Pakistan.
The Obra Panchayat village court decided to ban the products manufactured in China with an overall consensus area with a population of over 10,000, a district official said.
It is first time in the state when a village body banned ‘Made in China’ products .
“We have decided to ban ‘Made in China’ goods and appealed to people not to use any Chinese goods,” the sarpanch said.
“China is an enemy as it is supporting Pakistan against India,” Gudiya a local resident said.
A village court member, locally known as ‘Panch’ Baban Mehta said: “We should not purchase and use Made In China goods…that would weaken its economy.”
People said there are over two dozen shops in Obra panchayat that sell ‘Made in China’ goods. During the festival season, China manufactured items worth lakhs of rupees.
There is a huge market in India for Chinese products as they are cheaper, compared to those produced in India.