Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, April 22
Senior functionaries of the Chandigarh Beopar Mandal (CBM) have determined to carry a collection of protests in opposition to the lockdown coverage of the UT Administration.
Charanjiv Singh, president, CBM, mentioned a gathering of the Beopar Mandal was held right now within the Sector 21 market over adversarial affect of current lockdowns in markets enforced by the federal government and certain announcement of extra of such lockdown on weekends in close to future. It was determined to carry a collection of protests tomorrow within the markets of Sector 46, Sector 45 and Sector 17 from midday to 1 pm and in Sector 23 from 1 pm to 2 pm in opposition to the lockdown coverage.
He mentioned a protest in opposition to the lockdown coverage was held within the Sector 21 market right now after the assembly.
He mentioned merchants expressed unhappiness over such abrupt lockdowns with out taking into confidence the stakeholders, that are predominantly merchants of town.
He mentioned the step ought to solely had been taken after some survey or knowledge justifying such transfer and that additionally after preserving the dealer our bodies such because the CBM as a part of the proceedings finalising such lockdowns.
He mentioned dealer leaders had been of the view that the lockdown imposed final 12 months had crippled the financial system and small and medium merchants had been the worst-hit part of society. Therefore, any repetition of such scenario can be drastic for the buying and selling group.
It was demanded that compensation in type of discount in property tax, electrical energy, water prices, parking price, lease cash, leases and increasing liberal loans and subsidies, and so forth., should be introduced by the federal government to assist this income and employment-generating part of society.
Later, Charanjiv Singh, together with some outstanding office-bearers of the CBM, protested in opposition to the lockdown as a part of the Lockdown Virodhi Morcha on the Sector 17 Plaza.