It is due to ongoing country wide protests called the 'Yellow Vests Movement'
The yellow vests movement started with a call to mobilize on social media
The movement takes its name from the high-visibility fluorescent jackets, protesters have adopted as a symbol of their complaint
Protesters are angry over the social inequalities and the increasing prices of fuel
Reportedly, 2,87,000 people took part in the protest in its first weekend
While the demand for lower taxes and a better standard of living is there , different factions of the Yellow Vests have different demands
Some people are also demanding President Emmanuel Macron's resignation
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe's temporarily suspended the planned increases to fuel taxes for country's peace restoration