New Delhi: Merchants’ physique CAIT on Wednesday wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, terming the ‘odd-even’ scheme for retailers impractical and known as for markets within the nationwide capital be divided into varied zones to open at totally different timings for clean conduct of commerce. In its letter to Baijal on the Covid restrictions in Delhi, the Confederation of All India Merchants (CAIT) claimed that the “restrictions introduced up to now have been introduced in haste with out having a dialogue with merchants and different stakeholders of Delhi”. Contending that merchants of Delhi have suffered big losses in final two years and are working into nice monetary crunch, CAIT argued that clean conduct of commerce could also be saved in thoughts whereas deciding restrictions.
“Specifically we want to point out that the ‘Odd-Even’ scheme is just not sensible and intensely irrelevant. In truth it solely causes excessive inconvenience to the general public at massive,” the merchants’ physique noticed. With regard to the Odd-Even scheme, it argued that if shoppers wish to buy two totally different merchandise and people items are handled by shopkeepers having odd and even numbers, the shoppers must go to the market on each days. “As an alternative of curbing the motion of the individuals, it solely causes individuals to maneuver out extra incessantly,” CAIT said.