In Bharat Band protest the protesters hit the road and railway traks across the country as trade union called for the strike on wednesday 8 jan
In Bharat Band protest the protesters hit the road and railway traks across the country as trade union called for the strike on wednesday 8 jan. In West Bangal the violence was reported in various part. PTI reported that around 55 people have been arrested from Kolkata as trade union activists along with Left and Congress supporters picketed in support of the 24-hour general strike against the “anti-people” policies.
Multiple banking activities such as cash withdrawal and deposits have been affected at branches of various banks. A police vehicle and government properties being vandalised by strikers. At least 175 local trains were cancelled in the Sealdah and Howrah divisions of Eastern Railway (ER) owing to the blockades put up by supporters of the strike.
In Maharashtra, Ashok Dhawale, president of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), said a large protest would be held at Azad Maidan to observe Bharat Bandh. “We are expecting a huge turnout. people are also angry over the JNU incident.” Across Maharashtra, rasta roko will be held in Nashik, Kolhapur, Sangli, Pune and rural areas. “Farmers would gather to hold protest and block roads”.
At the same time, Mamta Banerjee also said that she herself does not support this Bharat Bandh. Whoever is implementing it has nothing to do with Bengali politics.
In Punjab, the effect of the Bharat Bandh has been shown. The protesters blocked the railway track in Amritsar. Train and bus were most affected here. Many routes have been diverted. High alert has been issued in UP.