Non-violence is the greatest Dharma; So too is all righteous violence.
As it is new concept, people will come and see the market to know how it is for few days. We can't say whether it is become successful or not now it self. We have to wait for few days to know the results. If it becomes successful, we can expect more markets like this in many areas.
Is their any iscians in that area? If their share your experience here.
Often once small sellers are evicted from a regular area, they are left to fend off on their own. Here, it is good that the authorities have taken a good step to give them some space with a new concept that would attract more visitors. Hope this floating market succeeds well.