CAIT has reached to the DIPP post an advertisement in newspapers announcing the sale of an item together with its discounted price to be available on Flipkart's portal which is said to be a marketplace.
Last couple of months has been a nightmare as the company was all over the news (of course for the downbeats). Here is the list of 3 catastrophic incidents Flipkart came across within 4 months of 2016:
It's a both good and a bad news because for smaller merchants it will become even more difficult to survive as now the bigger players will get tons of investment which would lead to creating a entry barrier for smaller and niche players.
This is expected to be a 3-day protest by small traders in New Delhi's Talkatora stadium and will be monitored by some of country's eCommerce majors such as Snapdeal, Amazon, eBay, Flipkart and others.