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Kanpur traders protest against Delhi sealing drive

Traders handed over a memorandum addressed to the President of India to the city magistrate.

india Updated: Nov 16, 2006 16:11 IST

Protesting the sealing of commercial complexes in Delhi, the Kanpur Udyog Vyapar Mandal (KUVM), demonstrated before the district magistrate in Kanpur on Thursday.

The traders handed over a memorandum addressed to the President of India to the city magistrate, urging him to allow traders to go on with their business after taxing them adequately, KUVM general secretary Mani Kant Jaid said.

"The Delhi Municipal Corporation had already allowed them to work and they were paying commercial rate of taxes for doing business in residential areas," Jaid said.

He said similar protests were held by traders in several other parts of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.