The bandh has been called against the Centre for not conducting a caste-based census for the Other Backward Classes (OBC).
The pan India strike called by the joint trade unions, backed by left parties, has hit common man hard. Road and rail services were severely affected due to protests launched against various policies of the central government.
Bharat Bandh: Watch Impact In Odisha
Vehicular movement and public transportation in many parts of the State were affected in the early hours of the day as agitators were seen picketing in key junctions of National and State highways.
Bharat Bandh: Road Services Severely Hit In Bhubaneswar, Odisha
The authorities of Utkal University and Rama Devi Women's University on Sunday announced postponement of all exams scheduled to be held on March 28 and 29 in view of the two-day nationwide strike called by joint platform of central trade unions and bank employees' forum.
Unlike several entry points into the national capital from adjoining states the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh Chilla border connecting with the Gautam Budh Nagar district did not face any traffic snarls due to the Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Monday.
These visuals show the effect of Bharat Bandh organized by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha today. Here, some protestors stopped a MoBus from plying at Bhubaneswar's Master Canteen area.
This is the third Bharat Bandh since the three agricultural laws were passed by Parliament.
On the first anniversary of the enactment of the three farm laws by Central government, Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers' unions, is observing a Bharat Bandh today till 4PM demanding repeal of farm laws.
The bus services of the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) have also been suspended from 6 am to 3 pm on Monday in the wake of nationwide strike.
Trade and bank unions along with several non-NDA parties including the Congress have backed the strike called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of over 40 farm unions, from 6 AM to 4 PM on Monday.
As per the official notification, as many as 40,611 students have been selected in the second round merit selection. Earlier, it was decided that these students will take admission between September 24-28 and final data of students will be uploaded between September 24-29.
Over a hundred organisations in India including national political parties and several trade unions are likely to join the Bharat Bandh, called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on September 27.
Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been affected in different parts of Odisha on Friday as the farmer outfits are observing a dawn-to-dusk Bharat Bandh. Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of farmer outfits in the country, has given this call protesting farm laws. The 12-hour bandh started from 6 am today. Protestors were found blocking […]
New Delhi: Rail and road transportation services are likely to be affected and markets may remain closed in parts of the country on Friday as farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws have called a complete ‘Bharat Bandh’, even as it will not be observed in four poll-bound states and Puducherry. According to the […]
Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Utkal University on Thursday postponed +3 5th semester (Arts, Science, Commerce) examinations on account of Bharat Bandh tomorrow (March 26). In an official notification, the varsity officials informed that the scheduled semester exam is postponed due to Bharat Bandh and it has been rescheduled for March 30, 2021. It is pertinent […]
New Delhi: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, on Wednesday called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on March 26, when their agitation against the three Central farm laws will complete four months on the borders of the national capital. As part of its next agenda and programme from March 15 to […]
Bhubaneswar: Commercial markets across Odisha have more or less remain closed today as the Odisha Traders’ Association extended support to the Bharat Bandh called by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in protest against Goods and Services Tax (GST), petrol price hike and e-way bill. Traders at some places also hit the streets with placards […]
Bhubaneswar: Barring few establishments, commercial markets across Odisha have more or less remain closed today in view of the Bharat Bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in protest against the new e-way bill and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). However road transport services across the State remained normal. In response […]
Cuttack: Traders’ bodies in Cuttack have extended their support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on February 26. The decision has been taken in a meeting at the Malgodown Traders Association office on Thursday. The traders body in the Millennium City stated that they will be observing the […]
New Delhi: The protesting farmers on Sunday declared a day-long movement, urging its leaders to undertake a hunger strike from wherever they are protesting. The announcement comes after a meeting of farmers here at Singhu border gave their nod to the decision taken by farmer representatives of 32 different unions on Saturday for holding the […]
Cuttack: Badambadi Police arrested 19 Congress workers including 12 women on charges of vandalising an ATM during Bharat Bandh demonstration on Tuesday. Cuttack Nagar Mahila Congress chief Giribala Behera is among the arrested. After their arrest, the workers have been forwarded to court. The party workers, however, vehemently denied any vandalism and condemned the alleged […]
New Delhi: The farmers unions have claimed that the nationwide strike called by them was successful and the people supported their cause while the Bharat Bandh on Tuesday evoked a mixed response across the country. After the bandh the farmers addressed a joint press conference and claimed that they have got support from two more […]
New Delhi: The national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), Rakesh Tikait, said on Tuesday that a group of farmer leaders will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday evening. The BKU leader made the announcement amid the ongoing ‘Bharat Bandh’ call being given by the protesting farmers. It is learnt that Tikait, […]
Amaravati: Amid a peaceful ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Andhra Pradesh, state BJP President Somu Veerraju on Tuesday supported the new central farm laws, even as his party colleagues tried to explain their finer points through explanatory videos and slides. “I am with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I will not give support to Bharat Bandh,” said Veerraju. […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing nationwide agitation over demands to repeal the three enacted farm reform laws, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has come down heavily on the Opposition parties for allegedly creating hurdles in the development of farmers and the farming community. At a presser today, BJP State president Samir Mohanty lauded the Modi government’s pro-farmer […]
Patna: Supporters of the Rastriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) and Left parties participated in a massive protest march in Patna on Tuesday morning, in support of the nationwide Bharat Bandh call given by farmers. They blocked the Dak Bungalow Chowk intersection leading to disruption of traffic. JAP supporters, under the leadership […]
Bengaluru: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by nearly a dozen farmer Associations on Tuesday in protest against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently failed to evoke much response across Karnataka. Except minor incidents like farmer’s leaders asking shopkeepers to shutdown their establishments were reported from districts like Mandya, Hassan, Mysuru and other […]
Kolkata: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ called on Tuesday by the farmer unions to press for the repeal of the Central government’s newly passed farm laws received partial response in West Bengal with protesters burning the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, business honchos Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani on Jessore Road here. The protesters staged a […]
Bhubaneswar: Protesting the newly enacted farm laws, farmers unions across the country supported by many Opposition parties and some sections of people have called for ‘Bharat Bandh’ – a nationwide shutdown that will remain in force from 11 AM till 3 PM today. Normal life came to a grinding halt here in Odisha as vehicular […]
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has been put on high alert view of ‘Bharat Bandh’ call for Tuesday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to make adequate arrangements to ensure that the common people are not put to any inconvenience on account of ‘Bharat Bandh’. He also asked police officials to avoid any confrontation with farmers. […]
Bhubaneswar: Extending support to nationwide strike call given by various farmers’ unions, the Congress party in Odisha, the State units of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Samajwadi party (SP) have decided to observe the Bandh in State from 6 am to 6pm on Thursday. The leaders of these parties took […]
Lucknow: Amid the row over laws meant to bring a major change in the agri-marketing sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said reforms are needed for development and some laws from the past century have become a burden now. Launching the Agra metro rail project through video conference, Modi said the reforms carried out […]
Bhubaneswar: The Congress party in Odisha on Monday raised questions on the silence of the state’s ruling BJD on the Bharat Bandh call given by farmer unions against the Centres new agri-marketing laws on December 8, and described the regional party as part of the BJP. “The BJD’s silence (on the issue) has exposed its […]
Bhubaneswar: The State government has decided to close all government offices on Tuesday on account of country-wide shutdown to be observed by various farmers’ organisations in protest against the new Farm Laws. A release issued by the Information and Public Relation Department has informed that all the emergency services will continue as usual during the […]
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has said the ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8 would start at 11 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. as they don’t want to cause inconvenience to the public. BKU Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said,”The ‘Bharat Bandh’ will begin at 11 a.m. and continue till 3 pm on Tuesday.” The […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) postponed the Odisha Civil Services -2019 (Main) examination scheduled to be held tomorrow (December 8) in view of the Bharat Bandh. In a notification, the OPSC wrote, “Taking into cognizance of the difficulties to be faced by the candidates in approaching the examination centres due to Bharat Bandh, […]
Bhubaneswar: The Congress party in Odisha will support the Bharat Bandh call given by various farmers’ organisations across the country on Tuesday. Congress party will lend full support to the protesting farmers, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik said. “The Congress party has decided to extend its full support to the Bharat Bandh […]
New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) and All India Transport Welfare Association (AITWA) on Monday said that their members will not participate in the December 8 ‘Bharat Bandh’, adding that the government should though look into the farmers’ demands and resolve the issues at the earliest. Both associations said in a joint […]