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Delhi Hotel, Restaurant Owners' Association bans Chinese nationals, goods

Estimates suggest, out of the 75,000 budget hotel rooms in the capital, nearly 4 per cent, or 3,000, are occupied by Chinese guests, on an average

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DHROA’s move comes after traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) held protests against use of Chinese goods amid the boycott China campaign

Arnab Dutta New Delhi
Amid simmering tension between India and China, Delhi Hotel & Restaurant Owners Association (DHROA), a body representing budget hotels in the capital, on Thursday said it was closing doors for all Chinese nationals. Heeding the boycott China call by trade bodies, the association is also banning use of Chinese goods on its premises. Hotels in Delhi, however, continue to remain shut due the COVID-19 pandemic, raising speculations across the industry about the move’s effectiveness.

DHROA, which represents all hotels in Delhi with room tariffs up to Rs 3,500, said, it “has decided not to give any room to any Chinese national

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 5:24 PM IST

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