OUR STAFF REPORTER SIALKOT Traders observed complete shutdown in wake of the worst ever power loadshedding in Sialkot on the appeal of Markazi Anjuman Tajran. The district is facing 20-hour power outages daily. The traders kept their shops closed and staged a protest demonstration at the Allama Iqbal Chowk. The traders were wearing black arm bandages and also carrying banners and placards. They chanted anti-government and anti-Gepco slogans. The protesters also burnt tyres on roads and kept the traffic our of gear on various inter-city roads. They also warned to besiege all the Gepco offices in Sialkot on Sunday and Monday, besides, staging sit-ins. Talking to the newsmen on this occasion, Anjuman President Ghulam Mujtaba said that the perturbed traders would not pay their electricity bills as a protest against the unending and unscheduled loadshedding of electricity in Sialkot. He strongly condemned the stepped up duration of power loadshedding, saying Sialkot based SMEs were unable to adopt the alternative ways for getting electricity. Sialkot industries were suffering great financial loss of millions of rupees daily, as the exporters were unable to ensure the timely dispatch of their export consignments to their foreign destinations.