New Delhi Mar 13: The commercial activities in the national capital remained standstill on Tuesday with a day-long ‘Delhi Trade Bandh’ call given by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against arbitrary sealing of business establishments here. More than seven lakh commercial establishments and above 2500 markets across Delhi participated in Delhi Trade Bandh. At the Vyapari Panchayat held on Tuesday at Karol Bagh, the CAIT declared to hold a Mega Rally of Delhi Traders against sealing on forthcoming March 28 at Ramlila Ground.
The traders are deeply agitated because of conducting sealing in utter violation of statutory provisions of The Municipal Corporation of Delhi Act,1957. Protesting traders took out a protest march in different markets of Delhi and held a demonstration at about 100 different places across Delhi demanding immediate stoppage of sealing and de-sealing of properties already sealed.