The encroachments in busy trade and business centers have increased many folds, irking the customers. According to details, encroachers are ruling Aabpara Market, Melody Market, Karachi Company, Super Market and Jinnah Super Market, which present scene of Raja Bazaar. The shopkeepers have placed items on footpaths made for pedestrians, which they face difficulties while walking on it. The CDA anti-encroachment department is not taking any action against it.