Paona Bazaar shuts indefinitely to protest govt’s parking rule

Imphal: Enraged shopkeepers at Paona Bazar in Manipur’s Imphal West downed shutters on Wednesday afternoon in protest in opposition to the state authorities’s choice on automobile parking to decongest markets and periphery roads.

On Tuesday, to handle the site visitors congestion in market areas, Imphal Municipal Company (IMC) issued an order stating, “For administration of public parking issued by the IMC on all parking slots/websites on the stretch of Thangal highway (from Ima Keithel No.1 to Khoyathong crossing) and Paona Raof (Solar medicos pharmacy to finish of Paona Worldwide Market) are saved on maintain till additional order resulting from heavy site visitors congestion brought on by disorganised/unsystematic parking of autos.”

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