#Bharat Bandh

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The farmers' union Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday decided to join the Bharat Bandh called by CAIT. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Samyukta Kisan Morcha appealed for a peaceful protest
  • The bandh is called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)
  • CAIT said that traders and transporters will stage sit-in at 1,500 places across the country

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
All commercial vehicles will be parked between 6 am to 8 pm as a symbolic protest. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Bharat Bandh was announced earlier this month by Confederation of All India Traders
  • All India Transport Welfare Association has extended its supported to the bandh
  • Traders and transporters are protesting against the Goods and Services Tax regime

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called for bharat bandh as a mark of protest against the GST system. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • CAIT called GST the most complicated tax system in the world
  • It brought untold misery for traders, the traders' body said
  • AITWA will protest against the fuel price rise 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The banking sector will remain open on the day of Bharat bandh. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Confederation of All India Traders  has called for a one day Bharat bandh on Friday (February 26)
  • The bandh has been called as a mark of  protest against the GST system
  • An estimated 40,000 traders' associations have shown their support for the bandh, the CAIT has claimed

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
High fuel prices affect the cost for alternative commodities associated with it like cost of manufacturing and transportation. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Diesel and petrol prices have an impact on the cost side as well, said RBI governer
  • Government at both levels should work together to bring down indirect taxes levied on fuel, he added
  •  RBI is working on digital curency of its own

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Here is all you need to know about the 'Bharat Bandh' on Friday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The bandh is called by The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)
  • Transporters and traders will stage sit-in at 1,500 places across the country
  • All commercial markets across the country will remain shut

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
CAIT is the apex body that represents several trade associations in India.(Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • All India Transport Welfare Association (AITWA) has supported the strike
  • CAIT national president BC Bhartia said GST is one of the most complicated tax systems globally
  • "Both central and state governments have failed to respond to the problems of traders regarding GST," he said

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers at Tikri border during 'chakka jam' protest as part of the ongoing agitation over new farm laws on Saturday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Farm law protesters on Saturday blocked several key roads in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and parts of northern India
  •  BKU's Rakesh Tikait gave Centre a deadline till October 2 to take back the laws
  • Biscuits and fruits were distributed to the protesting farmers sitting on the road in Haryana

.Delhi, India
The farmers' protest on the recently implemented farm bills by the Centre entered the 13th day on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Government is not ready to take back the farm laws said farmer leader Hannan Mollah
  • No meeting will be held between farmers and government tomorrow said Hannan Mollah
  • The farmers' protest began on November 26

Arvind Kejriwal stated that he had planned to visit the farmers at Delhi’s border not as a Chief Minister but as a common man. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Arvind Kejriwal accused the BJP of not letting him visit the protesting farmers at the capital city’s border
  • Kejriwal said he would have supported farmers in their Bharat Bandh call if he hadn't been stopped
  • Deputy CM Manish Sisodia held a sit-in protest condemning Kejriwal's house arrest