#Bharatbandh

.Pune, Maharashtra, India
Argentina expects a million doses of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine in the next few days. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Biovet Pvt Ltd is confident of making a plant at Manjari in Pune "fully functional" by August-end
  • The Bombay HC permitted Biovet to to take possession of the vaccine manufacturing plant
  • Biovet Pvt Ltd is an associate firm of Bharat Biotech that is Covaxin manufacturer

Shimla, Mar 26 (PTI) The nationwide call for 'Bharat Bandh' by protesting farm unions under the banner of Samyukt Kisan Morcha failed to evoke any response in Himachal Pradesh on Friday.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Friday's 'Bharat bandh' has been called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • A traders body in Delhi said shops and factories will remain open
  • Shops will stay open as they already have suffered losses during coronavirus induced-lockdown
  • Friday's bandh has affected rail and road transport

Chandigarh, Mar 26 (PTI) Farmers blocked national highways and other key roads at many places in Punjab and Haryana, and squatted on railway tracks at several locations disrupting road and rail ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A 12-hour Bharat Bandh was called by farmers' unions to protest against new farm laws. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Due to the Bharat bandh, rail and road traffic in many states were affected
  • Businesses at many markets in Punjab and Haryana
  • Four Shatabdi trains and 31 other trains were detained

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers have been staging protests against the Centre's three farm laws since November 26 last year. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Farmer unions have urged citizens to cooperate during the bandh
  • Road and rail transport will be blocked for 12 hours on Friday
  • Emergency services will be active during the bandh

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers, wearing yellow turbans, take part in a march to commemorate the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev during their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Ghazipur border. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A nationwide strike has been called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Friday
  • March 26 marks four months since the farmers started their sit-in around Delhi's borders against the Centre's farm laws
  • Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party has extended support for the bandh