Gurugram: Unlawful hawkers choke Sector 14 market, RWAs fume | Gurgaon Information


GURUGRAM: Residents of Sector 14 are miffed with the 400 hawkers who’ve mushroomed in the primary market over the previous one 12 months.
RWAs complained that the unlawful hawking zones occupy many of the space resulting in altercation with everlasting shopkeepers as nicely. The anger was renewed after an aged lady was grievously injured after falling on highway earlier this week as there was no house for strolling on the pavement.
RWAs advised TOI that over the previous one-and-a-half years, hawkers have principally quadrupled and extra so as a result of MCG has created a devoted hawking zone in Sector 14 to accommodate lots of of hawkers across the metropolis.
“We have been already reeling underneath this drawback. There may be nowhere to stroll. All our footpaths and sidewalks are occupied by hawkers,” mentioned Dinesh Aggarwal, president, RWA, Sector 14.
“On Monday, a septuagenarian lady fell over due to the slim walk-way left on the sidewalk after the hawkers arrange store. It was broad day gentle and everybody noticed it. Ever since, plenty of individuals are indignant over the hawkers right here.”
Residents mentioned that shopkeepers within the space routinely quarrel with hawkers. “The problem has worsened a lot that you just witness preventing on a regular basis,” Ramesh Choudhry, one other resident mentioned. “The shopkeepers are constantly snarling at hawkers who usually park their carts in entrance of the outlets.”
MCG commissioner Umashankar didn’t reply to calls, regardless of repeated makes an attempt made by TOI.
Nonetheless, one other civic official mentioned that hawkers in Sector 14 are throughout the zone solely devoted for them.
However Aggarwal mentioned there was a court docket listening to on December 8 on a case associated to the identical problem. “My lawyer will likely be going to Punjab and Haryana excessive court docket on December 8 the place now we have registered a case towards these hawkers in July this 12 months.”



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