Rahul Gandhi Leads Opposition's Bharat Bandh Over Fuel, Rupee: 10 Points
Posted Chandana On 10 Sep, 2018 09:30 AM at Nandigama,Krishna
At least 21 opposition parties, led by the Congress, are participating in the 'Bharat Bandh' today to protest the rise in fuel prices in the country and depreciation of the rupee. Congress president Rahul Gandhi joined protesters in Delhi this morning. Top opposition leaders like Sharad Pawar, MK Stalin and Left leaders have openly extended their support for the call for shut down, while the Trinamool Congress has decided to stay away from the protest The effect of the bandh is expected to be strong in states like Kerala, Karnataka and West Bengal. Schools and other institutions are likely to be closed in many states.