The traders doing business at the flower market at the old bus stand staged a road roko on Thursday to protest the auction of the rights of collection of rent from the shops on daily basis by Pudukottai municipality.

According to sources, the municipality a few years ago, decided to auction the rights of collection of rent on daily basis, instead of monthly.

The flower merchants moved the court and got the order stayed.

However, the court recently gave ruling in favour of the municipality.

Protesting this, the traders dumped flowers on the road in front of the bus stand.

  • Municipality auctions right of rent collection on daily basis

  • Protestors demand collection of rent on monthly basis