Pune, April 7
A merchants’ front of the BJP on Wednesday defied the restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra authorities to curb COVID-19 circumstances by opening a shop promoting non-essential commodities.
The members of the front opened a hardware shop in Bibvewadi space, which comes below the non-essential class, to register their protest towards the order.
As per the state authorities’s order ‘Break the Chain’, all of the outlets in the state below the non-essential class will stay closed until April 30 to include the unfold of the virus.
Jagdish Mulik, BJP’s metropolis unit president, stated that imposing a lockdown in Pune, which is completely different fromthe order of the stateis an injustice to the small merchants and people employees who dwell hand to mouth.
“This lockdown will hit the city’s economy and people’s livelihoods will be affected. Therefore, we are protesting by defying the orders by opening the shops,” stated Mulik. — PTI