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Evicted from shops, traders to call on CM

punjab Updated: Dec 28, 2014 19:21 IST
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Traders of local Flamingo Market Association, who were evicted by the tourism department from their shops, have constituted an 11-member action committee, which would meet the chief minister when he visits here on Monday. They would to urge the CM to restore their shops as they were evicted due to an unsettled dispute over the rent of shops.

Haryana Traders' Union leaderDushyant Chautala and INLD member of Parliament Dushyant Chautala have met the shopkeepers and supported their agitation and demanded restoration of shops to them.

Market association vice-president Jagan Nath Chugh said, "We were occupying these shops for the last 35 years and the sudden eviction has rendered us workless and snatched our livelihood. We will be forced to intensify the stir if justice is not given to us. The traders of the entire town are ready to join our agitation."