Farmers protest Bharat Bandh live updates: protesters took to the streets, railway tracks
According to the Kisan Morcha, India is being closed on the completion of 120 days of the Kisan agitation. Thousands of farmers are protesting against the new agricultural laws on the borders of Delhi. Several opposition parties, including the Congress Left, have supported the bandh.
The United Kisan Morcha, which is opposing the agricultural laws, has called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday in association with several organizations. This India bandh will be from 6 am to 6 pm. According to the United Kisan Morcha, 'Bharat Bandh' is being done on the completion of 120 days of the peasant movement. Thousands of farmers are protesting against the new agricultural laws on the borders of Delhi. Several opposition parties, including Congress, Left, have supported the bandh.
According to the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, India will be closed on 26 March as a 'whole' and the farmer leaders are claiming that the impact of the Bharat Bandh will be seen inside Delhi as well. At the same time, police is taking special vigil in the capital Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. Please tell that an appeal has been made to keep shops, goods etc. establishments closed. Along with disrupting road and rail traffic in Punjab, the supply of milk and vegetables will also be disrupted. Know below what will be closed and what will be open ...
-Dances and songs of farmers during Bharat Bandh
A group of protesters are seen singing and dancing during the 12-hour 'Bharat Bandh' on the Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP).
#WATCH A group of protesters sing and dance at Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP) during 12-hour 'Bharat Bandh' called by Samyukt Kisan Morcha against Centre's Farm Laws pic.twitter.com/gkPWwKnTiP — ANI (@ANI) March 26, 2021
-Visakhapatnam: Members of the Left parties today staged a sit-in protest against the Center at Maddilpalem Junction on the issue of agricultural laws and privatization of the Vizag Steel Plant.
-Odisha: Trade union blocked railway track in Bhubaneswar on the call of Bharat Bandh of United Kisan Morcha.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has called for a 12-hour Bharat bandh today, with protesters closing the road on the Singhu border.
-Ambala: Protesters blocked the GT Road and railway track near Shahpur in view of a 12-hour 'Bharat Bandh' call by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha against the Centers Farm Act.
Punjab: Protestors block railway track in Amritsar as a mark of protest against the three agricultural laws during 'Bharat Bandh' called by Samyukt Kisan Morcha pic.twitter.com/dAZgfXa3yw — ANI (@ANI) March 26, 2021
Farmer protesters blocked the Ghazipur border on the call of Bharat Bandh of United Kisan Morcha.
What will be closed in india bandh
In the meantime, there are plans to disrupt rail and road traffic. Places like shops and dairy will be closed. From 6 am to 6 pm, public spaces will also be closed.
What will remain open during Bharat Bandh
According to farmer leaders, no company or factory will be closed. Necessary places like petrol pumps, medical stores, general stores will remain open.