MULTAN-The merchants of South Punjab area noticed shutter down strike on the decision of dealer our bodies in opposition to imposition of “what they described” as unjust taxes on Saturday.
Majority of retailers and virtually all main markets in Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan divisions remained shut. The enterprise and buying and selling actions got here to a whole halt because of the strike, although the wheel stored rolling all through the day.
In Multan, the merchants held demonstrations in several areas and shouted slogans in opposition to the federal government. Holding placards and banners inscribed with their calls for concerning rapid abolition of tax, the protesters carried out continuous sloganeering in opposition to the federal government. Additionally they burnt tyres and blocked roads in several elements of the town. The protesters have been led by Khawaja Muhammad Shafiq, Sheikh Akram Hakim, Khawaja Suleman Siddiqui, Muhammad Akhtar Butt, Sheikh Javed Akhtar Matloob Husasain Bukhari, Shehzad Akram, M.Idrees Butt, Javed Akhtar Khan and others. The merchants of greater than 22 bazars of Multan metropolis took half within the strike.
Virtually all main markets like Hussain Agahi, Talking on this event, Khawaja Suleman Siddiqui and others mentioned merchants throughout the nation rejected this compelled tax Gardezi Market, Mumtazabad Most important Market, Sabzi Mandi, Ghalla Mandi, Loha Market, Haram Gate, Pak Gate, Delhi Gate and Bohar Gate Bazaars, Gulshan Market, Shah Rukan-e-Alam Most important Market, Multan Cant and others remained shut all through the day.
The protesters mentioned on this event that every one merchants from Karachi to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been united on this level and if the federal government didn’t assessment its determination to withdraw unjust taxes, register small companies and the situation of NIC, the merchants can be compelled to go on strike for indefinite interval. They mentioned that right this moment’s strike was only a trailer and if the calls for of the merchants weren’t accepted, they might deliver whole nation to a whole halt.