Merchants oppose barricades round Clock Tower in Fazilka
Fazilka, November 18
Merchants have demanded removing of barricades put in on three sides of the Clock Tower bazaar in a bid to test visitors snarls.
A deputation of the Beopar Mandal led by its president Ashok Gulbadhar met the Government Officer, Municipal Council, Mangat Kumar, and demanded gates be opened as shopkeepers had began struggling monetary losses in absence of shoppers, notably automobile house owners, who weren’t capable of attain retailers, located across the Clock Tower resulting from barricades.
Gulbadhar stated the situation of shopkeepers, who had been already going through recession, had additional deteriorated. Merchants additionally introduced a memorandum to the EO.
In line with sources, on the directions of the district administration everlasting gates of the barrier have once more been closed in the course of the day time to stop visitors snarls and motion of four-wheelers close to the historic Clock Tower.
Merchants have demanded that visitors police personnel needs to be deployed across the Clock Tower as an alternative of closing the entry for the vehicular visitors.
Notably, the iron boundaries had been erected a number of years in the past with a motive to stop harm to the construction of greater than century previous historic Clock Tower.
Earlier, after resistance from city residents and shopkeepers, gates of the barrier had been opened.