Bharat Bandh updates: shutdown many states
The Congress said 21 opposition parties are supporting the Bharat Bandh along with a number of chambers of commerce and traders’ associations.Schools and colleges in Bengaluru in Karnataka, where the Congress shares power with JD(S), will be closed today and daily life will likely be affected.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also hit out at the Congress and its allies, alleging that they resorted to violence during the Bharat Bandh due to lack of support from the masses.The Modi government has worked a lot to bring down inflation and has achieved success as well, Prasad said, adding that inflation was 10.4 per cent between 2009-14 of UPA rule and is now 4.7 per cent.
Manmohan Singh is saying GST has destroyed the nation. I am ready to debate Manmohan Singh in parliament, Mr Prasad added.As the nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition took effect on Monday
Complete shutdown Bankura & Birbhum, West Bengal in support of All India Protest Hartal today against the rising prices of petrol & Diesel and unprecedented economic burdens being mounted on the people by the anti-people policies of the BJP government.#BharatBandh pic.twitter.com/gkAXjJlwdJ
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