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Traders body calls for boycott of Chinese goods

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Protesting against blocking India's bid to have Pakistan-based (JeM) designated as a global terrorist by the (UN), the Confederation of All Traders (CAIT) on Thursday called its members to boycott Chinese goods in the country.

"We are launching a national campaign asking traders not to buy or sell any Chinese products, especially ahead of the festival of Holi," said.

The traders' body has asked its members to burn Chinese products on March 19 to mark their protest and has also urged the government to levy high customs duty on all Chinese imports.

should suffer for shielding Pakistan's activities," said Khandelwal.

on Wednesday vetoed India's fourth attempt at the UN to declare a global terrorist. India's attempts to impose sanctions against the Pakistan-based terrorist came after a suicide attack orchestrated by the in Kashmir's district killed 40 (CRPF) personnel.



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 16:00 IST