The statement claimed that the shutdown was effective in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has been claimed that there are reports of successful Bharat Bandh from almost every district of Haryana. Markets and other services were disrupted in cities such as Kurukshetra, Karnal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar, Ambala.
Farmers blocked the railway track during the Bharat Bandh in Amritsar.
The United Kisan Morcha (SKM) said on Friday that the 12-hour Bharat bandh called by the farmers on Friday against the three new agricultural laws of the Center is a big success. The Morcha claimed that the bandh was seen in many parts of the country including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Bihar. However, there was a minor impact of the shutdown in Delhi and there is no news of any disruption in the metro and road transport services and the major markets of the city remained open during the day.
The Morcha alleged in a statement that the police in Karnataka and Gujarat took some of their leaders and activists into custody during the bandh. Farmers have been agitating on the three borders of Delhi, Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri Border, for the last four months, demanding the repeal of agricultural laws. The farmers had called for a bandh on Friday from 6 am to 6 pm across the country.
The statement claimed that the shutdown was effective in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has been claimed that there are reports of successful Bharat Bandh from almost every district of Haryana. Markets and other services were disrupted in cities such as Kurukshetra, Karnal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar, Ambala. The statement claimed that in Punjab, Bharat Bandh programs were organized at more than 200 places, including Mansa, Amritsar, Moga, Ferozepur, Jalandhar.
SKM said that it was closed in more than 20 districts of Bihar and more than 200 places in Punjab. The Morcha claimed that in Patna, Bhojpur, Rohtas, Buxar, Gaya, Nawada, Sheikhpura, Nalanda, Purnia, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Siwan, Vaishali Samastipur, Sitamarhi, Jehanabad, Arwal, Aurangabad, Jamui, West Champaran and other places. be closed. The United Kisan Morcha said that maintaining such a long movement is not only a matter of patience and hard work of the farmers, but also a shame for the government. The farmers continued their agitation in adverse weather conditions.
According to the statement, in Uttar Pradesh, markets including Aligarh, Shamli, Moradabad, Etawah and Sambhal remained closed and vehicles were off the roads. The SKM claimed that farmers in Rajasthan blocked roads at Bikaner, Sriganganagar, Kesari Singhpur, Anupgarh, Padampur, National Highway 62 and other places.
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