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The Delhi trader behind Modi government’s snub to Jeff Bezos

The Delhi trader behind Modi government’s snub to Jeff Bezos

When Amazon’s Jeff Bezos visited India in January, the Indian government gave him an unprecedented snub. One man had at least some part to play in that.

Praveen Khandelwal, founder and general secretary of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), was instrumental in leading Indian traders in a protest against what they see as Amazon’s unfair trade practices. On Jan. 15, when Bezos decided to be a “surprise guest” at the e-commerce giant’s event for engaging small- and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs), Khandelwal led a traders’ protest right outside the venue in New Delhi.

https://qz.com/india/1796638/the-man-behind-modis-snub-to-amazons-jeff-bezos-in-india/

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