- The merchants had petitioned the State government that they were not given reasonable time to vacate the encroachments. The Cabinet which met yesterday decided to grant one week period to the offenders to clear out. Consequently, the District Collector issued a notification to this effect.
- So far the area from Madhava Pharmacy at the north end of
MG Roadto the Shenoy Junction has been cleared using machines. These include the space used by Jayalakshmi Silks for parking, and the ticket counter and western compound wall of Shenoys Theatre. The eastern compound wall of has also been demolished. Hotel Abad Plaza
- Seventy-seven establishments from Shenoys Junction to Thevara Junction have been issued notices to clear within a week.
- The joint action councils of the local chambers of commerce and the various associations of traders have called for a hartal in
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Ends.Some memories of WW II, Cochin and the 1940s.