Subhead: Some advisory is being issued for the safety of all traders, their staffs and customers.
With the constant rise in Coronavirus spread, few major ‘non-essential’ markets in Kolkata — Chandni Chowk, Prinsep Street, Ezra Street, Mango Lane and Canning Street, along with a few others will remain shut for the next four days.
In the central business district will remain close as the constant spike in the numbers. Posta and some others that deals with food items would be functional. The important decision was taken by the Confederation of West Bengal Trade Associations (CWBTA).
To stop the corona chain, CWBTA president Sushil Poddar said: “We appeal to all our constituent associations to keep their markets, shops and establishment closed from Thursday till Sunday to break the chain of coronavirus. Please bear it in mind that Thursday is an election day and hence will have to be closed.” The market will remain close on Saturday and Sunday.
Some advisory is being issued for the safety of all traders, their staffs and customers. This includes operating all markets/shops/offices from 10am to 5pm and remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays. They even added that ‘Mask is important for everyone who ever is operating from the market.
By: Riya Siddhacharjee