Traders threaten protest over weekend curbs, odd-even rule
Millennium Post Delhi|New Delhi 22january2022
DELHI GOVT SAYS CALL ‘UNFORTUNATE’,LOP, DELHI BJP, NDMC ASK L-G TO RECONSIDER

Highlights

  • ‘Either the odd-even opening of shops and commercial establishments needs to stop immediately or the weekend curfew’
  • NDMC vice-chairman writes to Baijal to review the odd-even policy for certain businesses
  • Delhi govt is expected to hold a meeting today to review the Covid situation

NEW DELHI: Even as the Delhi Disaster Management Authority decided to continue with the weekend curbs in the city along with a host of other restrictions despite objections from the Delhi government, the business fraternity in the city has now threatened to hold protests over the decision.

And while the Delhi government has called L-G Anil Baijal’s decision “unfortunate”, the Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Ramvir Singh Bidhuri and the New Delhi Municipal Council have also asked the L-G to reconsider the decision.

Functionaries of the Chamber of Traders Industry (CTI) said they will stage protests across Delhi if the DDMA does not reverse the decision in the next two to three days.

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