Shopkeepers in Delhi staged a protest over Odd-Even rule imposed amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, reported ANI.
'We request govt to allow us to open shops on weekends & are strictly against odd-even rule; not able to recover losses we faced in last 2 years.' said Paramjit Singh, Vice President , Sadar Bazar traders Association.
'Odd-even is now imposed on shops, we were already suffering due to weekend lockdown. Due to this, our shops are open only for 10 days in a month.' said Rakesh Kumar, President, Sadar Bazar traders Association.
Yesterday, Delhi saw a dip in COVID-19 cases with over 12,000 new cases and 24 deaths in last 24 hours. The national capital on Monday reported 12,527 COVID-19 cases and 24 deaths, while the positivity rate dropped to 27.99 per cent from 30.64 per cent a day ago, according to health department data.
On Saturday, Delhi had reported 20,718 cases and 30 deaths.
(With inputs from ANI)