Diphu October 14: A Nationwide strike of Chemists and Druggists, that was called by the “All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists” (AIOCA) had no effect in the otherwise strike preferring Karbi Anglong district today.

All drug stores and medicine depots functioned normally.

The pharmacists of Diphu, Bokajan and West Karbi Anglong district said they are not affiliated with the AIOCA and do not support their cause. “We have no objection on the matter of government initiative for online sale or “e-Pharmacy” through the internet if it serves the interest of the public” said Pradip Mazumdar a pharmacy owner in Diphu town.