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Bharat Bandh on 27th September from 6 am to 4 pm

Bharat Bandh on 27th September from 6 am to 4 pm

On Monday, 27th September, The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) called a 10-hour Bharat Bandh to mark a year of the three disputed farm laws passed by Parliament last September. 27th September spot the first anniversary of President Ram Nath Kovind giving his permission for the three disputed farm laws bills. The umbrella union of the farmers who have been protesting against these three laws for around ten months now has said that Bharat Bandh on Monday will be peaceful, and the public will face minimal inconvenience.

No public, private transport is granted.

In the guideline, the SKM said that state and central government offices, factories, shops, markets, colleges, schools, and other educational institutions would not function during the Bharat Bandh. Private and Public transport will not be granting ply on roads, and no public functions will also be allowed. However, emergency services, including fire services and ambulances, will be allowed to function.

SKM said in a statement.

The main themes or banners for the day would be ''Bharat Bandh against Anti-Farmer Modi Government'',''Modi Brings in Mandi Bandh'', ''Farmers take up Bharat Bandh'', and so on,

Bharat Bandh on 27th September from 6 am to 4 pm 1getty image

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Which States where the effect of Bharat Bandh is likely to be felt

The farmer's Bharat Bandh has already gathered support from several political parties, including the BSP, AAP, YSRC, DMK, Telugu Desam, Left parties, Congress, RJD, etc. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala governments have announced complete support for a strike.

The Andhra Pradesh (AP) government has decided to stop APSRTC buses from 26th September midnight to 27th September afternoon.

Delhi will be under High security.

Delhi Police have said that no protesters will be allowed to enter Delhi from three protest sites at the city's border. "The security will be protective and we are full alert. There is no call for ''Bharat Bandh'' in Delhi, but we are watching the developments, and the adequate number of personnel will be on the ground," an officer said.

No bandh for small trader

Traders, shopkeepers, small industries have nothing to do with the strike,

Bhartiya Udyog Vyapaar Mandal said.

"The bandh call by a few of so-called farmers has been virtually sponsor by opposition parties from the back door for their political achievement and is anti-development and senseless besides being against the interest of traders," national president Ravi Kant Garg said in a statement.

Will bank activities be affected?

The All India Bank Officers'Officers' Confederation has extended its support to the call of Bharat Bandh. The union said it would join the protest of the farmers in solidarity.

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