Delhi’s traders protest led to traffic jam across the city today. The roads of Delhi are jam-packed with traffic because of traders protest over sealing drive and the full dress parade of the Republic day. As per the reports, the traders have planned a mass protest from 12 pm to 2 pm at the six places in the city. The markets across Delhi to stay shut due to the protest over civic body’s sealing drive. As per the reports, the trader’s organisation said that about 2,000 market associations and seven lakh shopkeepers would participate in the sealing drive strike.
The commuters and the office goers may face difficulties today while travelling in Delhi today. As the roads of Delhi are jam-packed with traffic and also the traffic police has issued advisory ahead of the Republic day rehearsals. Ahead of the Republic day celebration or parade today, Delhi held full dress rehearsals which caused the traffic jam. Also, the sealing drive protest held by the traders imposed traffic jam on the roads. Most of the big markets and small markets are closed today because of the ongoing sealing protest in the capital.
The national secretary general of CIAT Praveen Khandelwal in the meeting said that no commercial activities to take place in the city on Tuesday. As the traders have planned to hold the mass protest at the Hauz Qazi in central Delhi, Model Town in north Delhi, Kamla Nagar, Rajouri Garden in the western part of the city, Krishna Nagar in east Delhi and South Extension in south Delhi. As per the reports, the traders of the popular markets such as South Extension, Connaught Place, Defence Colony, Kamla Nagar, Krishna Nagar, GK 1 and 2, Laxmi Nagar and Khan Market will shut down their shops and will participate in the protest organised at the six venues in the city.