Bharat bandh has been called by the farmer’s union to mark the Four months of protest by the farmers on the boarders of Delhi. Bandh has been continued following roads, rails and Transport Services have taken a hit and restrictions have put in place at Ghazipur border and Tikri border.
The traffic movement at NH24 has also been closed. The blockade will end at 6pm Today. Samyuktha Kisan Morcha (SKM) , a farmer’s union protesting against the three new contentious farm reforms laws brought by the Centre, has called for a Bharat Bandh on March 26
Despite the call for Bharat Bandh across the country by some farmer organisations, markets stayed open and business was going on as usual on Friday across the country, according to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). The farmers’ protests have been continuing at the borders of the national capital against the Union farm laws since November 26, 2020.
CAIT released a statement and said, “Bharat Bandh has had no impact on trade across the country. It has urged the farmers’ organisations to leave their stubborn attitude and talk to the Central government about their problems and resolve them.” CAIT is the apex traders organisation representing eight crore traders and more than 40,000 trade organisations across the country.