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Will the festive season bring cheer to Kolkata's sweets industry? Here's a ground report

Updated : October 22, 2020 20:12:59 IST

The sweets industry in Kolkata has been badly hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. All through the lockdown, many sweet shops in Kolkata saw a 70 percent decline in footfalls.

However shop keepers were hoping for a pickup in demand during the festive season. Many sweet shops have taken the online route for better sales.

Debanjana Majumdar and Arundathi Ramanan get a ground report on how the festive sentiment is unfolding in the city.

Watch the video for more.
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