On advent of winter season landa bazaars have become active in different areas of Rawalpindi but high rates in these bazaars are creating problems. The recent downpour in twin cities has brought down the temperature. Landa bazaars have become active while sale of sweaters and mufflers is in full swing. The landa bazaars have set up in Tench Bhata, Sadiqabad, Pirwadhai, Khayaban Sirsyed and other areas. It is relevant to mention here that the poor purchase the clothes from landa bazaars but it seemed that now they cannot afford even landa bazaars as rates are very high. The residents of the area have demanded of the authorities concerned to impose check and balance on these landa bazaars to bring down high rates.