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With govt unable to push through ordinance, BJP in a fix over sealing drive

AAP is successful in blaming the BJP-led government at the Centre for its failure to bring relief to the city shopkeepers

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FILE PHOTO: AAP MLAs protesting against sealing the drive in South Delhi

Delhi’s shopkeepers have downed their shutters on Tuesday to protest the sealing drive by the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.   According to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) leader Praveen Khandelwal, the Delhi trade bandh is successful. He said more than 700,000 shops affiliated to over 2,500 trade associations are shut across Delhi today.   “We estimate a loss of business of Rs 18 billion and revenue loss to the government of Rs 2.5 billion,” Khandelwal said. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called an all-party meeting to ...