(In Pics) Bharat Bandh: Nation crippled as trade unions go on 48-hour strike
First Published Jan 8, 2019, 9:57 AM IST
Members of Central Trade Unions have called a 2-day nation-wide strike demanding minimum wages and social security schemes among other things. In some places, protesters burnt tyres and vandalised buses.
Normal life is affected in several cities through the country after the central trade unions called a two-day nation-wide general strike demanding for minimum wages and social security schemes among others.
Visuals from Assam: People in Guwahati are seen protesting in railway stations.
Visuals from Bengal: Members of Central Trade Unions block railway line in Howrah demanding minimum wages and social security schemes among others.
Visuals from Odisha: Members of Central Trade Unions hold protests and block commuters in Bhubaneswar
Bank services across the country are likely to be disrupted.
Visuals from Kolkata: Police detain CPM workers protesting in support of 48-hour nationwide strike.
Visuals from Karnataka: People with red flags are seen taking over the roads in support of the 48-hour nationwide strike called by Central Trade Unions.