: The licences of eight fertilizer retail shops were cancelled after it was found that those shops had either not renewed their licences or did not have necessary documents.

During an inspection of eight shops in Seithur, Sundarapandiam, Koomapatti, West Gopalapuram and Nendungulam, the officials found that they did not possess required documents and also had not renewed licences.

The officials have cancelled the licenses of those shops, the statement said.

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