A two-day shutter down strike against the controversial tax reforms by the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan began on Tuesday, bringing the commercial activities to a standstill across the country.

Most of the markets, shopping centers, and shops remained shut in the capital Islamabad, commercial capital Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Faisalabad, and even several cities of Azad Kashmir.

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