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Traders' protest against GST: Police detain KEA chairman

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Police today detained Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairperson Yasin Khan and others members of the business community after they tried to march towards Civil Secretariat here toprotest against the proposed implementation of Goods and Services (GST) in

They were detained near the city centre here, a police official said.

He said after holding a sit-in at Lal Chowk, the traders began to march towards the civil secretariat - the seat of

However, policemen stopped them and detained Khan and others.

The traders' body had called for a shutdown across the Valley today against the implementation of in the state.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 18:42 IST