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Action-packed Tuesday

Traders? protest will be more pronounced on Tuesday, the second day of the bandh with sit-ins, rallies and marches, reports Sidhartha Roy.

india Updated: Oct 31, 2006 03:50 IST

Traders’ protest will be more pronounced on Tuesday, the second day of the bandh with sit-ins, rallies and marches.

The biggest car rally is planned in west Delhi, which would start from Jail Road and pass through areas like Hari Nagar, Uttam Nagar, Janakpuri and Tilak Nagar before coming back to the starting point.

Protests are also planned in Rajouri Garden. In north Delhi, there will be protests in areas like Rohini and Ashok Vihar. Another car rally is planned in south Delhi. It will start from Lajpat Nagar and go through nearby areas like Bhogal. Traders of Greater Kailash Part-I have planned a sit-in near the main road on Tuesday and a protest march on Wednesday. South Extension traders have planned a corner meeting while traders of Kotla Mubarakpur will burn effigies, which might affect the Ring Road traffic.

A car rally has been planned from east Delhi’s Karawal Nagar and sit-ins will be organised near Vikas Marg and Karkardooma Crossing as well. Traders may also resort to blocking traffic on these roads. Other markets to be avoided are Seelampur, Bhajanpura, Dilshad Garden and Shahdara.

In central Delhi, traders of Karol Bagh will hold a dharna on Ajmal Khan Road and there can be protests at Paharganj and Kamala Nagar market too.

Some markets to remain open: Connaught Place, Janpath, Khan Market, Chandni Chowk and Sarojini Nagar will remain open on Tuesday.

First Published: Oct 31, 2006 03:50 IST