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Take action in textile markets, say traders, Retail News, ET Retail

Take action in textile markets, say traders, Retail News, ET Retail


Take action in textile markets, say tradersSurat : The Federation of Surat Textile Traders Association (FOSTTA) has urged the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to review the situation of Covid-19 spread in the textile markets and initiate measures deemed fit to contain its spread .

In a letter to SMC, district collector and principal secretary health, Dr Jayanti Ravi, FOSTTA office-bearers stated that the Covid-19 infection was spreading in the market at lightning speed and many traders and workers have got infected.

Two days ago, a section of textile traders went to meet Navsari MP CR Paatil after the SMC officials sealed about five textile markets on Ring Road where Covid-19 cases were reported. After Paatil’s intervention, SMC gave verbal instructions not to seal entire markets, but infected floors or wings. “Certain spots including Moti Begumwadi isn’t following social distancing norms . Thus, we want action accordingly,” said Champalal Bothra, secretary, FOSTTA.

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Source Name – Economic Times – Retail