'Bharat Bandh' in Bihar

 In Patna, Vaishali and Arrah, RJD workers took to the road since morning, blocked Gandhi Setu; protested by burning tires


Farmers' organizations have called for Bharat Bandh on Monday against three agricultural laws of the central government. In Bihar, along with the Left, the parties of the Grand Alliance, RJD and Congress have also supported this bandh. In this, the questions related to Bihar have also been added by the Grand Alliance. For example, the question of promise of employment, the question of scam in schemes, the question of caste census.

Therefore, workers of RJD, Congress and Left parties have taken to the road since Monday morning to call off the bandh. The agitators are disrupting the traffic. In many districts including Patna, Vaishali, Ara, Darbhanga, Arwal, Aurangabad, Jehanabad, Arwal, the workers of the Grand Alliance took to the road. Arson by burning tires on the highway. They raised slogans against the central government. Demanded withdrawal of anti-farmer laws.

Traffic on Gandhi Setu has been disrupted due to the demonstration of RJD workers in Vaishali. RJD State General Secretary cum Mahua MLA Dr. Mukesh Roshan along with hundreds of supporters protested by burning tires by jamming Mahatma Gandhi Setu in the early morning. On the other hand, under the leadership of Male MLA Sudama Prasad in Arrah, they blocked the Ara-Sasaram main road near the Ara bus stand. The protesters are raising slogans against the government.


Left party workers on the highway in Begusarai.

Emergency services kept out of bandh

Examinations are going on in many schools. RJD has said that those students who are going to appear in the examination will not face any difficulty, care will be taken. Emergency services have been kept out of the bandh. Shamail Ahmed, national president of Private School and Children Welfare Association, has said that schools which do not have examinations should take online classes today. Missionary schools have not reported school closures, but most parents have not sent their children to school. On behalf of Magadh University, law examinations are to be held at various centers on Tuesday. It is better that the candidates leave the house well before the time.

 

People from many organizations are associated with

CPI-ML's state secretary Kunal has said that this bandh is of wide impact because student organizations, youth organizations, women's organizations, labor unions, women's organizations etc. have a large participation in it. Several meetings have also been held to make the bandh a success. National President of Chhatra Janshakti Parishad, Tej Pratap Yadav has said that the workers of the council will also be on the road in support of the bandh. 

RJD workers protesting against agricultural laws

Trains, buses can be stopped at many places

It is clear from the kind of mobilization that has been done in support of the bandh that trains and buses will be stopped at many places. There may be difficulty in traffic. Bandh supporters will jam the Dak Bungalow intersection, it is sure to be jammed in Patna. Especially after 10 o'clock there will be more trouble. Bandh supporters will gather at Buddha Smriti Park near Patna Junction at 11 am and then proceed towards Dakbangla. Will jam Dakbangla Chowk.

Tight security arrangements at major places including station, bus stand

Rail SP Vikas Burman has alerted all the railway stations of Patna Junction, Rajendra Nagar Terminal, Patna Sahib, Secretariat Halt, Danapur and Patliputra stations in the district. Patna SSP Upendra Sharma said that elaborate security arrangements have been made in the district. More than 500 soldiers have been deployed.

      ---Input by Ravikumar Thakur Alias Sonu Thakur, Bettiyah