Bharat Bandh LIVE| 54-Year-Old Man Died Of Heart Attack in Delhi's Singhu Border
Bharat Bandh 2021: All emergency establishments and essential services, including hospitals, medical stores, relief and rescue work and people attending to personal emergencies will be exempted from the strike.
A 10-hour Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) to mark the first anniversary of the three controversial farm laws getting Presidential assent began on Monday morning. The SKM has said that all government and private offices, educational and other institutions, shops, industries and commercial establishments will be closed across the nation during the strike. No public events and functions will be allowed, it said. However, all emergency establishments and essential services, including hospitals, medical stores, relief and rescue work and people attending to personal emergencies, will be exempted from the strike.
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· SEP 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Protesting farmer ended life in Ludhiana by hanging self
A 65-year-old farmer, who has been protesting at Ghulal Toll barrier for the last 10 months, ended his life on Sunday by hanging self from a pipe using a piece of cloth that is used to wrap around head. The incident happened hours before today's Bharat Bandh by farmer unions. The deceased farmer's wife is also participating in protest against Centre's three farm laws at Delhi's Tikri border. Farmers learnt about the incident when they saw the deceased's hanging body on Monday morning.
· SEP 27, 2021 02:23 PM IST
54-year-old man, who came to Delhi's Singhu border with protesting farmers, died of heart attack on Sunday
A 54-year-old man named Bagel Ram, who was a member of farmers' outfit Kirti Kisan Union, died on Sunday after having a heart attack. The Kirti Kisan Union leader Gurnam Bhagad said that Ram wasn't a farmer, but a labourer and had arrived with one of the farmers' groups at Delhi's Singhu border on September 18. “He had been feeling unwell since yesterday,” Bhagad added.
· SEP 27, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Watch | Protesters of many trade unions form human chain in Kerala in support of Bharat Bandh today against farm laws
#WATCH | Kerala: Protesters of several trade unions including Indian National Trade Union Congress, Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress form a human chain in Kochi to support the call for Bharat Bandh today against the three farm laws pic.twitter.com/goK20oCndF
Protesters of many trade unions such as the Indian National Trade Union Congress, Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress formed a human chain in Kerala's Kochi today in support of the call for Bharat Bandh against the Centre's three farm laws, news agency ANI reported.
· SEP 27, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Shops, offices, schools closed, transport off road during Bharat Bandh in Odisha
Normal life was affected in several districts of Odisha on Monday following a 10-hour countrywide shutdown called by Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of farmer outfits that has been demanding repeal of the three farm laws enacted by Centre a year ago.
· SEP 27, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Have come for farmers, no political agenda: Delhi Cong chief
Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhary said on Monday, “I can understand their situation. This is a farmers' issue, Congress will protest on streets. If farmers ask us to leave from here, we will go back. We have come here for farmers, there is no political agenda.”
· SEP 27, 2021 12:54 PM IST
Karnataka: Organisations carry out rally in support of Bandh
#WATCH | Karnataka: Several organizations carried out a rally from Bengaluru Town Hall area to Mysore bank circle to observe Bharat Bandh today against 3 farm laws pic.twitter.com/2Efp159Bi9
Several organisations in Karnataka on Monday carried out a rally from Bengaluru Town Hall area to Mysore bank circle to observe Bharat Bandh.
SEP 27, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Situation normal at Gurugram-Delhi border, say police
Delhi | In view of Bharath Bandh, we barricaded the Rajokri border (Delhi-Gurugram) which resulted in a traffic jam at this section. Now, the situation is normal and traffic is smooth as we loosened the barricades: Ingit Pratap Singh, DCP South West pic.twitter.com/BerzeA1ZPa
Ingit Pratap Singh, DCP South West, told news agency ANI on Monday that the situation at the Gurugram-Delhi border is normal and traffic is smooth as the barricades have been loosened.
· SEP 27, 2021 12:19 PM IST
‘We apologise to people facing problems, but…’: BKU's Tikait on Bharat Bandh
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, who has been spearheading the agitation against the Centre's three new farm laws since November last year, on Monday tendered an apology to people as they faced problems due to the 10-hour long Bharat Bandh across the country to mark one year of the enactment of these laws by the Centre. Read more
· SEP 27, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Protesters in Chennai's Anna Salai area detained by police
Chennai, Tamil Nadu | Farmers are continuously protesting & Modi govt is refusing to withdraw the laws. The struggle will continue & intensify further: K Balakrishnan, CPI (M) State Secretary pic.twitter.com/7e1vBT55o3
Protesters extending their support for Bharat Bandh in Chennai's Anna Salai area were detained by Police on Monday. "Farmers are continuously protesting and Modi govt is refusing to withdraw the laws. The struggle will continue and intensify further," K Balakrishnan, CPI (M) State Secretary, told news agency ANI.
· SEP 27, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Auto, taxis operating normally in Delhi; shops open
Autorickshaws and taxis operated normally and shops were open in the national capital on Monday, with their unions and associations extending only "in-principle support" to the Bharat Bandh called by farmers but deciding not to join the strike. Read more
· SEP 27, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Train operations affected in Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur divisions
Train operations have been affected in the national capital, Ambala and Firozpur divisions due to protesting farmers sitting on railway tracks. More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi division. About 25 trains affected in Ambala and Firozpur divisions, the Northern Railway said.
· SEP 27, 2021 10:35 AM IST
Massive traffic jam seen at Gurugram-Delhi border
Massive traffic snarl seen at Gurugram-Delhi border as vehicles entering the national capital are being checked by Delhi Police and paramilitary jawans, in wake of Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations today. pic.twitter.com/dclgkqp3X1
A massive traffic jam was reported at the Gurugram-Delhi border on Monday as vehicles entering the Capital are being checked by police and paramilitary personnel due to the ongoing Bharat Bandh, news agency ANI reported.
· SEP 27, 2021 09:58 AM IST
Traffic movement closed on Dhansa Border: Delhi Traffic Police
The Delhi Traffic Police informed on Monday that the Dhansa border has been closed for traffic movement.
· SEP 27, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Roads in Kerala wear deserted look due to Bandh
Kerala: Roads wear deserted look; shops are closed in Thiruvananthapuram. Trade unions affiliated to LDF & UDF support the call for Bharat Bandh today against the three farm laws.
Visuals from Thampanoor and East Fort areas pic.twitter.com/uQ37xJPdcX
Roads in Kerala wore a deserted look on Monday morning due to the Bharat Bandh called by protesting farmers to mark the first anniversary of the enactment of the Centre's three new farm laws.
· SEP 27, 2021 08:55 AM IST
Farmers' non violent satyagraha intact even today, says Rahul Gandhi
किसानों का अहिंसक सत्याग्रह आज भी अखंड है
लेकिन शोषण-कार सरकार को ये नहीं पसंद है
इसलिए #आज_भारत_बंद_है #IStandWithFarmers
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 27, 2021
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has been one of the strongest critics of the Centre's three new farm laws, came out in support of the protesting farmers on Monday and said that their non-violent satyagraha is intact even today.
· SEP 27, 2021 08:49 AM IST
RJD leader Mukesh Raushan protests in support of Bandh
Bihar: RJD leader Mukesh Raushan and other members & workers of the party protest in Hajipur, in support of Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations against the 3 farm laws. Traffic congestion seen on Hajipur-Muzaffarpur road, movement on Mahatma Gandhi Setu affected too. pic.twitter.com/lX9M0cfNoa
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mukesh Raushan and other members of the party were seen extending their support to the Bharat Bandh on Monday morning.
· SEP 27, 2021 08:22 AM IST
Have not sealed anything, just want to send a message: Rakesh Tikait
Ambulances, doctors or those going for an emergency can pass through. We've not sealed down anything, we just want to send a message. We appeal to the shopkeepers to keep their shops closed for now and open only after 4pm. No farmer is coming here from outside: Rakesh Tikait, BKU pic.twitter.com/HaBDbFFKLT
Bharatiya Kisan Union's (BKU's) Rakesh Tikait said on Monday that the farmers have not sealed anything amid the ongoing Bharat Bandh and appealed to shopkeepers to keep their stores closed for now and open after 4pm.
· SEP 27, 2021 08:20 AM IST
Entry, exit for Pandit Shree Ram Sharma metro station closed
Entry/exit for Pandit Shree Ram Sharma has been closed.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
· SEP 27, 2021 07:54 AM IST
Delhi-Amritsar national highway blocked at Shahabad in Kurukshetra
Delhi-Amritsar National Highway blocked at Shahabad in Haryana's Kurukshetra by protesting farmers, agitating against farm laws.
Farmer organisations have called a “Bharat Bandh” today against the three farm laws. pic.twitter.com/8IhoCCgFIC
The Delhi-Amritsar national highway has been blocked by protesting farmers at Shahabad in Haryana's Kurukshetra.
· SEP 27, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Farmers block railway tracks in Punjab's Barnala
Farmers on Monday morning blocked the railway track in Punjab's Barnala city due to the ongoing Bharat Bandh by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) to mark the first anniversary of the enactment of the three farm laws. Roads in the city have also been blocked and markets are completely closed.
· SEP 27, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Shambhu border blocked in view of Bharat Bandh
The Shambhu border (Punjab-Haryana border) has been blocked till 4pm in view of the Bharat Bandh called by protesting farmers.
· SEP 27, 2021 07:04 AM IST
Haryana, Delhi police increase security
The Haryana Police has asked people to be prepared to face traffic congestion. The Delhi Police has intensified patrolling and deployed extra personnel at pickets in border areas of the national capital.
· SEP 27, 2021 06:59 AM IST
State governments who have extended their support
State governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the Bharat Bandh protest.
· SEP 27, 2021 06:48 AM IST
Traffic movement closed from Uttar Pradesh towards Ghazipur due to protest
The traffic movement has been closed from Uttar Pradesh towards Ghazipur due to protest, tweets Delhi Traffic Police.
· SEP 27, 2021 06:43 AM IST
10-hour Bharat Bandh begins
A 10-hour Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) to mark the first anniversary of the three farm laws getting Presidential assent began on Monday morning. The strike will be observed till 4pm.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST