All the major merchant organizations of Delhi discussed the current painful situation arising out of Karona and the medical infrastructure available. In the meeting, everyone said with a voice that the situation in Delhi is very bad for the taxation.
Lockdown In Delhi
A meeting of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) convened in Delhi to discuss the current state of the corona epidemic and the ongoing lock down. In this meeting, the leading business leaders and organizations of Delhi decided that the lockdown should be extended by 15 May.
On Thursday, CAT requested Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to appoint one of the nodal officers, who can help the government of the trade organizations, to support the business entities of Delhi.
CAT’s National General Secretary Praveen Khandelwal and State President Vipin Ahuja said that, all the major merchant organizations of Delhi discussed the present painful situation arising out of Karona and the medical infrastructure available. After discussing in this meeting, everyone said with one voice that the situation is very bad in Delhi about Karona.
Today will be the final decision
CAT’s state chairman Sushil Goyal said that a lock-down should be declared in Delhi by May 15, which should be strictly followed so that the fast-moving corona chain in Delhi can be broken in any way. At present, there is no such situation in Delhi, because of which markets can be opened. CAT will now have a video conference of Delhi’s trade organizations on this subject on April 30, in which a final decision will be taken to lockdown by May 15.
Earlier there was a demand to increase lockdown
Earlier too, CAT had demanded a 15-day lockdown. After which the lockdown till May 3 is still in Delhi. Kat said that it is right, the lockdown in Delhi will affect business and economic activities, but the life of people is the first priority. The traders association said in a statement, ‘Lockdown should be imposed for 15 days in Delhi with immediate effect.
Businessmen did not get the package
CAT says that while the central government gave many packages last year for different classes, the traders of the country were not given even a single rupee in any package nor did any state government extend a helping hand to the traders, As a result, the business class is facing a major crisis of financial liquidity till date.
(With IANS input)
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