An exhibition organised at a renowned hotel in Juhu was stopped by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Sunday afternoon just after many grievances by the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association (FRTWA)
By Mehul R Thakkar, Mumbai
Posted ON JUL 04, 2021 11:03 PM IST
An exhibition organised at a renowned hotel in Juhu was stopped by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Sunday afternoon soon after various grievances by the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Affiliation (FRTWA).
The association claimed that whilst on weekends non-necessary shops are not permitted to stay open, these kinds of exhibitions in star lodges violated the Covid lockdown rules. BMC mentioned that the exact was stopped as they ended up functioning with no permission.
In accordance to FRTWA, an exhibition named Indian Wedding Expo was organised on Sunday at a five-star hotel in Juhu amongst 10am and 8pm. FRTWA also tweeted about the exact to BMC.
To this, BMC in a tweet stated, “The area is inspected by our group and stopped promptly. Even more action is staying initiated against the organisers and hotel administration.”
Vishwas Mote, assistant municipal commissioner of BMC’s K-West ward verified the action.
Viren Shah, president of FRTWA, said, “This is a gross violation of the Break the Chain buy of the Maharashtra government. Maharashtra falls less than amount 3 restrictions wherein non-essential outlets are permitted to stay open up only until 4pm on weekdays.”
Meanwhile, recurring attempts to get a remark from the resort didn’t elicit any response.
An e mail query by Hindustan Occasions did not generate any response either.