Number of people investing in stocks reduces in India as work from home stops

According to media reports, with people now working in offices, the number of people investing in stocks has greatly reduced
All the top stock brokerages like Upstox, 5 Paisa, Zerodha are finding that the number of active traders has reduced.
In many offices, employees are not allowed to trade stocks during office hours.
Also the interest rates on fixed deposits and other similar options has greatly increased, many are offering 8-9% now . Investing in stocks is often risky, time consuming and the share prices sometimes keep decreasing with very less information about the companies available publicly.