Quit Retail Protests 2012
Small retailers and street vendors organized protests all across India against FDI in retail. The protest was part of the August 9th National Day of Action, which is being organized to commemorate the anti-colonial “Quit India” movement of 1942. In Delhi, the protest was organized at Town Hall, Chandni Chowk where an effigy symbolizing FDI Retailers was burnt. Similar protests will also take place in Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Mathura, Aligarh, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Bhubneshwar, Kalicut, Kolkata, Bhopal, Ranchi, Gwalior and more.