Sunday, February 21, 2016

#Assocham estimates Rs. 20,000 cr. loss to #Haryana due to #JatQuotaStir

So far, State of Haryana has lost Rs 18,000-Rs 20,000 crore of public and private property due to the ongoing Jat stir, said industry body Assocham.The collateral damage has been done to businesses and industries in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh besides a huge harassment to the common man, caught in the transit.While the state government would assess the loss of damage to public property like burning of buses, private vehicles, railways stations, police stations, malls and hotels, the trade , industry and other businesses have come to almost complete halt in most of the districts, barring parts of Gurgaon, Rewari and other few areas on the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway number  8. 

The trade and industry loss is maximum in the worst affected areas of Rohtak, Jhajjar, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Bhiwani, Jind, Gohana, Sonipat, Kaithal, Karnal  and Panipat. “Hundreds of trucks with thousands of tonnes of goods and hundreds of trains , both goods and passengers have been affected. The current violent agitation would reflect in the balance sheets of not only the corporates, traders but also the state exchequers”.  A huge damage would be done textile exporters with facilities in Panipat  which had made a name for itself for handlooms, carpets all over the world