Traders (Partial strike observed against withholding tax)


SIALKOT: The traders observed partial agitational shutter down strike in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Badiana, Pasrur and surrounding areas on Saturday against the levy of bank transaction tax and the withholding tax.

Reportedly, the shops, markets and shopping centers remained closed today in inter-city Bazaars including Tehsil bazaar, Bano Bazaar, Urdu Bazaar, Lehaayi Bazaar, Railway Road, Mujahid Road, Karimpura Road, Kashmiri Bazaar and surroundings . While, the shopping, business and trader centers on Kashmir Road, Circular Road, Church Road, Khadim Ali Road, Gohdpur Road, Paris Road, Head Marala Road, Daska Road and surroundings remained opened as per routine, in this regard.

Meanwhile, President Markazi Anjuman Tajraan Sialkot Haji Mehar Ghulam Mujtaba and General Secretary Haji Ehsanul Haq Butt have termed the levy of bank transaction tax by the government as a cut throat of the traders…