Pre-Eid rush of shoppers in main markets
KARACHI—A great deal of rush of shoppers was witnessed in Karachi’s main shopping centres very late last night till Sehri this morning as Eidul Fitr, the most auspicious festival is around the corner.
“With a few days left for the Eid ul Fitr, the people seemed to be on a shopping spree”, eye witnesses remarked.
The improved law and order in the metropolis in the wake of the on-going Karachi operation, also contributed towards the confidence of the shoppers as well as those of the traders who kept their shops opened till the small hours of Saturday.
The traders also seemed happy owing to the hustle bustle in the markets and as well as the rush of the shoppers the major- ity of whom consisted of women and children.
The shoppers were inclined more for buying new clothes, jewelry and shoes etc,
Traffic jam was witnessed in old city areas including Liquatabad, Teen Hati, Karimabad and Tariq Road where a number of major shopping centres are located.
Similarly, there was also rush of shoppers at North Nazimabad, Clifton, Defence, Saddar, Zainab Market areas among others.
Meanwhile, the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have made adequate security arrangements for the occasion which has given boost to the economic activities in the metropolis ahead of the Eid ul Fitr.—APP
People engaged in Eid shopping at Tariq road market.