June 2, 2020
Coimbatore : Seeking permission to open all the vegetable retail shops functioning in T K Market in the heart of the city, the traders, who were allowed to open, will down their shutters for two days from today.
With nearly 450 shops in the market on Big Bazaar Street, the Corporation had given permission for 50 vvendors to open their shops, due to lock down situation.
The market, functioning since 1930, was closed for the last 65 days and allowing only 50 shops, will spoil the unity among the traders there, TK Market Vegetable Merchants Association President, S Rajendran said.
Seeking to allow all the shops to be opened, the market will be closed for two days from today, as the shopkeepers were in dire straits following no means for the livelihood for the last two months, he said.
Considering the plight of the vendors and their families, the corporartion should allow all the shops to function, he said and assured the administration to follow the lock down rules, including the social distancing.