Karachi Markets Crippled By the Shutter Down Strikes
The city of Karachi has been the face a series of unfortunate events for a very long time now. Sadly, the surge of violence has drastically increased after the commencement of electoral campaigns 2013. Fear and panic has constantly gripped the city as shops and markets were being shut down in several areas of Karachi more than once during the past month.
Karachi is the economic hub of Pakistan; the current unsettled circumstances are greatly affecting the economy of the city and the country. Shopkeepers are specially facing problems due to the shutter down strikes as their business was already endangered by the electricity shortage.
The disturbances in Karachi have also affected the Mobile phone markets. All shops were closed due to the deteriorating conditions of law and order. Retailers are going through very tough times and are very worried about their future. According to a rough estimate 80% of industries and workplaces remained closed during the enforcement of these strikes.
People of Karachi are hoping and wishing that after elections things will become better and peace will return to the city. Karachi will once again become the “city of Light”.