Due to the continuous lockdown by the government to break the chain of Corona in Uttarakhand, the anger of the traders has erupted. Traders have started protesting now. He says that his business has been ruined in the lockdown. Neither the government is helping nor is it speeding up the vaccination campaign to end the corona. Now reports of protests are coming from many cities of Uttarakhand including Dehradun, Haldwani, Rudrapur, Haridwar.
In Dehradun, traders associated with Doon Udyog Vyapar Mandal demonstrated at Paltan Bazaar near Ghantaghar. Most of the office bearers in this organization are also office bearers in BJP. In such a situation, the BJP workers opened a front against their own government. Although many BJP office-bearers were involved in the meeting held last day regarding the demonstration, but were absent from the protest today. So as to avoid controversy in the party. Traders say that even after drawing the attention of the government towards their suffering, no attention is being paid to them.
During the demonstration near the New Market Ghantaghar, the traders said that immediately all the traders should be vaccinated against Corona. Traders should also be declared front line warriors. Along with this, an economic package should be announced for the traders. He demanded to withdraw the increased electricity rates, issue an order to open the market soon.