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Traders stage protest as NDMC holds mock drill for pedestrianisation in CP

A trader removes a traffic cone placed by the civic body in Connaught Place on Saturday.

A trader removes a traffic cone placed by the civic body in Connaught Place on Saturday.   | Photo Credit: R.V. Moorthy

Vehicular movement to be restricted today, tomorrow

Traders in Connaught Place on Saturday staged protest as the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) conducted a mock drill for the pedestrianisation of the shopping hub on Sunday and Monday.

Traders who are miffed with the NDMC allegedly for not keeping them in confidence about the plan, removed barricades placed by the civic body. Vehicular movement to Connaught Place will be restricted this Sunday and Monday as the NDMC plans to execute its pedestrianisation plan.

Traders had raised objection to the plan following which the NDMC had tweaked its earlier plan.Connaught Place market along with Chandni Chowk were one of the locations initially chosen for pedestrianisation.

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