Traders upset with Corona, hopes of business of Rs 4 lakh crore in wedding season piled up

Traders upset with Corona, hopes of business of Rs 4 lakh crore in wedding season piled up


Marriage Season Trade Affected: Corona cases increasing and new variants omicron Due to the impact of this, there is a danger of lockdown in many states of the country. Night curfew and weekend curfew have been implemented in the same way, in such a situation, Corona has increased the concern of the businessmen, since Makar Sankranti on January 14, during the second phase of the wedding season, they were dreaming of big business. Restrictions can be imposed regarding marriages.

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Businessmen upset due to Corona
In this season of the second phase of weddings across the country, more than 30 lakh weddings were expected to generate business worth more than Rs 4 lakh crore, but after the third wave of Corona, due to Kovid restrictions, it was reduced to only 1.5 lakh. It is estimated to be only crores, due to which the traders are disappointed. Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) said that Delhi alone was estimated to have more than 2.5 lakh weddings this season, due to which large business was expected which has come down as Delhi now has only 20 persons in weddings. The limit for inviting has been fixed. In other states of the country, 50 or only 100 people have been allowed to attend weddings. Similarly, many other restrictions have also been imposed on the activities related to weddings, due to which the big business in the wedding season is bound to get affected.

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employment will also be affected
CAT National President BC Indian and National General Secretary Praveen Khandelwal said that in the three months from January to March, there are about 17 main wedding Muhurtas, through which banquet halls, hotels, open lawns, farm houses and for weddings across the country including Delhi. Many other types of places were fully prepared. In addition to the purchase of accessories at each wedding, a wide variety of services are also found, including tent decorators, flower decorations, crockery, catering service, travel service, cab service, welcoming professional groups, vegetable vendors, photographers. , Videographer, Band-Baja, Shehnai, Orchestra, DJ, Horse for procession, Wagon, Light Wale and many other types of service have the potential for big business. Event management has also emerged as a big business. After the rapid increase in Kovid transition, now the business in all these classes will decrease significantly and a large number of people who used to get temporary employment will also be very less.