New Delhi [India] January 27(ANI): The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) will go on a two-day strike in the national capital from February 2 to protest the Municipal Corporation of Delhi’s sealing drive. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

The trade body on Saturday announced that they have called for a 48-hour bandh. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details

Earlier, the members of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party’s trade wing took part in a ‘katora’ (cup) march at the Karol Bagh market against the MCD’s move. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia

Traders, industrialists and transporters, who have suffered huge losses because of sealing and demonetisation, also participated in the protest march.

The drive to seal commercial establishments flouting provisions of the 2021 Master Plan began on January 7 in Khan Market on the orders of a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

According to the master plan, traders using properties for mixed purposes have to pay a one-time conversion charge at the rate notified by the Delhi Government.(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.