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This photo is from Bhootnath Bazaar in Lucknow. Pottery shops thronged people here.
- Crowds of buyers gathered at Dhanteras in the markets of Chowk, Aminabad, Yihaganj and Bhoothnath
- About 1500 to 1700 crores business expected in Lucknow
The Panch Parva Deepawali market in the capital Lucknow is now fully decorated. There are crowds of buyers on Dhanteras in the markets of Chowk, Aminabad, Yehiganj and Bhoothnath. According to the trade association, the turnover of bullion, mobile, utensils, clothes etc. is expected to be around 1500 to 1700 crores in Lucknow. This boom in the market has come about eight months due to the festival. Duty of women policemen has also been imposed on pink mobile vehicles in these markets, so that women do not face any inconvenience in the markets.
People are buying more brass and copper utensils.
Relief given to people by root diversion
In the shopping starting from Dhanteras today, people are increasingly moving from houses to markets. Diversion was also done in the route of some areas of the capital, so that people visiting the crowded areas do not have any problem.
Abir-Gulal shops were also decorated to make Rangoli.
Along with earthen lamps, people are especially shopping for Lakshmi Ganesh and utensils on these festivals that run from Dhanteras to Bhaiya Dooj. Traders are also expecting more sales these days due to the weekly closure. Shopkeepers are also offering different discount offers on all essential items from utensils to Deepawali. Not only this, people are also constantly being told about masks, sanitizers, social distancing during shopping in the Corona era.
Pottery shops crowded.
Brass and copper utensils demand increased
President of Lucknow Metal Merchants Association, Harish Chandra Aggarwal said that this time there is very less people towards steel and aluminum utensils. People are now preferring to use brass and copper utensils. In view of the demand of the people, a special designer series of brass and copper pressure cooker, pan, glass, jug and bowl and plate have been launched. Shopkeepers say that after 8 months of silence, this time on Dhanteras, there is a lot of excitement in the markets. However, he has also advised customers to be cautious in view of the corona infection that does not leave the market without a mask. On the other hand, the business class is following the guidelines on its behalf.
Duty of women soldiers has been imposed for security.
Crowd will remain in Hazratganj, exit here
From Leela Cinema, Bank of India Tiraha and Alka Tirahe will not be able to go to Hazratganj.