40 crore trade workers, one crore transporters joined Janta Curfew

 In support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Janata curfew, more than 7 crore traders across the country, led by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), closed their businesses today and nearly 40 crore of their employees stayed at their homes and participated in Janta curfew. In a press release, the association further claimed that about 60 thousand commercial markets all over the country remained completely shut with no business activities.

Joining hands with CAIT, about 1 crore transporters, 4 crore hawkers and about 2 crore small scale industries refrained from any kind of business activities.Along with CAIT, other national organisations of retail sector including  All India Motor Transport Welfare Association, National Hawkers Federation, Laghu Udyog Bharti, MSME Development Forum, All India Ladies Entrepreneurs Association, All India Motor Transport Congress, Bharatiya Kisan Manch etc also participated in Janta curfew. The one day Bandh today caused a business loss of about Rs.15 thousand crores to the domestic trade of India.


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