WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jan 23, 2018, 07.13 AM
Markets across the Delhi are to remain closed due to the bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders in protest against the ongoing sealing drive by the municipal corporation of Delhi.
According to reports traders in Khan Market, Greater Kailash 1 and 2, South Extension, Defence colony Connaught place, Karol Bagh, Kamla Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Rajouri Garden, Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar have said that they will not open their shops.
The traders are also protesting in various parts of the national capital.
A mass protest has been called at 12 pm at Hauz Qazi in central Delhi.
The shopkeepers and traders have alleged that the shops are being sealed without any prior notice, and even after accepting conversion charges. Traders demanded protection from sealing by bringing a specific law.
MCD has conducted a sealing drive in Delhi against unauthorised shops in Delhi.