India, May 13 -- The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday (May 13) wrote to union commerce minister Piyush Goyal, seeking stricter regulation on ecommerce companies that are delivering non-essential goods during state-imposed lockdown.

The development comes a day after ET reported that several ecommerce companies are delivering non-essential goods even though several states - Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Haryana - have barred it. The report highlights that the ecommerce companies are leveraging the lack of clarity in state-imposed regulations to continue their operations fully.

Only Tamil Nadu has defined what constitutes essential items, whereas other states have not specified so. As per Tamil Nadu's o...