Roorkee : In Roorkee, an agreement could not be reached to remove the encroachment during the festive season. The Provincial Industry Trade Board has openly opposed any kind of anti-encroachment campaign till Diwali, citing the loss caused to the traders in Corona. Barricading will be installed in the markets.
After the construction of bypass in Roorkee, the problem of jam on the highway has ended, but the traffic jam remains a big problem inside the city. During the festive season, there is a huge jam in the markets due to the increase in the crowd. The administration and police were preparing to deal with the problem of jam by removing encroachments before Diwali. Joint Magistrate Anshul Singh had taken a meeting of the traders on Tuesday. On Wednesday, in Gangnahar Kotwali, SP Countryside Parmendra Dobal held a meeting with business leaders regarding the traffic system security in the city. Petrol pump operators and bullion traders were also called in the meeting.
Naveen Gulati, the state general secretary of the Provincial Industries Board, opposed any kind of encroachment drive till Diwali. He said that businessmen have not been able to recover from the loss caused by Corona. Small businessmen work outside the shops. They also have hope from the festive season. In such a situation, any kind of encroachment removal campaign will be opposed till Diwali. It was suggested to send e-rickshaws according to the color code in the markets.