Published On : Wed, Aug 7th, 2013
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Traders Demand Compensation For Loss Due To Rain

In the photo Prakash Jais, Lal Chand Gupta Anil Nagpal handing over demand note to guardian minister Shri Shivajirao Moghe in presence of city congress chief Jaiprakash Gupta

Nagpur News : A trade delegation let by city congress chief Jaiprakash Gupta, inspired by National President of CAIT B C Bhartia under guidance of Sr Vice President Prabhakar Deshmukh met guardian minister Shivaji Moghe to appraise him of the loss caused by recent rains and submit him a memorandum demanding compensation of loss to traders because of the damage caused by the rains.

This year heavy rains have played havoc in entire Vidarbha including Nagpur. On Wednesday ,31st July it rained like cats and dogs for 5 hours braking all the records of many decades. The rains cause heavy damages to most of the markets specially those shops and godowns situated in basement. Heavy losses of material are reported in pulses, grains, sugar, dry fruits and others.

A delegation of Team CAIT Nagpur which included Lalchand Gupta, Anil Nagpal and Prakash Jais from Gaddigodam Gol market apprised the guardian minister Shivraj Moghe about the loss. Giving the details of losses Sunil Trading suffered loss of Rs. 3 lakhs, Veer Trading Rs. 3.5 lakhs, Friends Tea 70 thousand, Jais Trading 2.5 lakhs, New Mahaveer Kirana 80 thousands etc. The president of Nagpur City Congress Committee supported the genuine demand of traders. Shivraj Moghe gave patience hearing to the demands of traders. He said that as per the funds allocated there is no provisions to compensate the loss of material suffered by traders due to natural calemity. However he assured the traders that he would get the loss assessed and see what best could be done by bringing the facts before govt.


In a meeting of team CAIT Nagpur B C Bhartia said that traders are always at a receiving end for the losses caused by strike, bandh or any natural calamity. Though govt provide for compensation of loss for different sectors traders are generally ignored. This is cause of concern to traders. The traders present in the meeting thanked the guardian minister Shri Moghe for patiently hearing the traders and assuring to look into the matter. Those prominently present included Bajrang Agarwal, Kishore Dharashivkar, Gyaneshwar Rakshak, Nikhilesh Thakar, Satish Bang, Ravindra Gupta etc informs secretary Farookh Akbani.