Bharat Bandh by protesting farmers hits traffic in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi

Farmers protesting against the three contentious agricultural laws disrupted road and rail transport and
closed down shops in much of Punjab and Haryana in response to the Samyuk Kisan Morcha’s call for a Bharat bandh on Friday. House arrest Parts of Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Rajasthan also saw shutdowns, while there
was a scattered impact in other States. The police detained the Morcha leaders in Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, and some local farmer leaders were placed under precautionary house arrest in Uttar Pradesh. The nationwide strike call, supported by the central trade unions and some transporters and traders groups, was from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The protesting farm unions marked the fourmonth anniversary of their agitation.

Author: UINDO

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