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Delhi sealing drive: Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk to remain shut for 2 days

Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT) Said It Welcomed The Recent Proposals By Urban Development Ministry And DDA To Provide Relief To The Traders, But Argues That Nothing Concrete Has Been Officially Announced.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 02 Feb 2018, 05:59:00 PM

New Delhi:

Delhi will remain shut on Friday and Saturday after traders' association and industries body called for a 48-hour bandh against sealing drives.

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said it welcomed the recent proposals by urban development ministry and DDA to provide relief to the traders, but argues that nothing concrete has been officially announced.

"Over seven lakh business establishments and 2,500 markets will remain closed on February 2 and 3 and no commercial activity will take place. All wholesale and retail markets will also be shut," said Praveen Khandelwal, secretary general of the confederation.

The bandh, called by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), will affect markets in Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Kamla Nagar, Khan Market, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Lajpat Nagar, Defence Colony, Green Park, Rajouri Garden and Tilak Nagar which will remain closed

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First Published : 02 Feb 2018, 11:26:48 AM