APAT fails to ensure complete shutter down strike in city.


LAHORE -- All Pakistan Anjuman Tajran (APAT) failed to ensure complete shutter down strike in the provincial capital on Tuesday, the first day of its two-day strike call.

Most of the markets and mega shopping malls in various parts of the city remained open throughout the day as shopkeepers and traders of those markets opposed the APAT strike call.

The markets in Johar Town, Wapda Town, Multan Road, Samanabad, Ghalib Market, Main Market, Barkat Market, Shadman Market, Firdous Market, and bazaars of Mughalpura, Harbanspura, Shahdara, Township, Lal Pull, Kot Lakhpat, Walton Road, Thokar Niaz Beg, Shalimar Link Road, Model Town Link Road, Urdu Bazaar and many others remained open and routine businesses continued there.

However, the markets including Ichhra, Anarkali, Shah Alam, Hall Road and Bedon Road followed the APAT strike call and remained closed.

Despite partial shutter down in the provincial...

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