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Lukewarm response to traders and transporters' Bharat Bandh call; see pics

Updated : February 26, 2021 08:13 PM IST

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called a nationwide strike to protest against rising fuel prices, the E-Way Bill, and the complex structure of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Businesses and marketplaces across the country are expected to remain shut today as more than 40,000 trader associations, including, All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) have responded to the call. Here are some images of the protest from across the country.

Members of Confederation of All India Traders Association stage a protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)
Members of Confederation of All India Traders Association stage a protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav rides a bicycle on his way to reach Bihar Assembly to attend the budget session during a protest against the hike in fuel price, in Patna. (Image: PTI)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav rides a bicycle on his way to reach Bihar Assembly to attend the budget session during a protest against the hike in fuel price, in Patna. (Image: PTI)
Trucks are parked at a terminal during a nationwide strike to protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Service Tax (GST) rules, in Mumbai. (PTI)
Trucks are parked at a terminal during a nationwide strike to protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Service Tax (GST) rules, in Mumbai. (PTI)
Shops remain closed during 'Bharat Bandh' in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)
Shops remain closed during 'Bharat Bandh' in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)
Hyderabad: A man sits outside a closed shop at Begum Bazar Market during a nationwide strike. (Image: PTI)
Hyderabad: A man sits outside a closed shop at Begum Bazar Market during a nationwide strike. (Image: PTI)
Shiv Sena workers burn a scooter during a protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)
Shiv Sena workers burn a scooter during a protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)
Published : February 26, 2021 08:13 PM IST
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