NEW DELHI: In support of the
called by the Confederation of All India Traders
on Friday, Congress MP
said the central government is showing complacency when the inflation rate is
"Employment shut, inflation high, the government is cool with eyes closed, so Bharat Bandh," read Gandhi's tweet translated from Hindi.
रोज़गार बंदमहँगाई बुलंदसरकार मस्त, आँखें बंदइसलिए-#BharatBandh— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1614336247000
The effect of 'Bharat Bandh' called by the
Confederation of All India Traders
was visible in some
of the country like
and West Bengal where most shops and business establishments remained closed on Friday.
The Confederation of All India Traders called for the strike today in protest against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and GST.
Over a period of time, the prices of petrol and diesel have increased sharply in the country. Opposition parties have held protests in different parts of the country over the fuel price rise.