New Delhi, Apr 26: Troubles only seem to be mounting for the UPA government as 13 non-UPA and non-NDA parties are all set for the 'Bharat Bandh' scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Apr 27.
The Congress-led UPA government has been facing heat over a slew of controversies including the Indian Premier League (IPL) row and the phone tapping issues which emerged recently.
Before this, the government was attacked on various issues including price rise and hike in prices of petroleum products.
On Apr 27, the parties will be holding a nation-wide protest against government"s 'failure' in preventing rise in prices of essential commodities.
The protesting parties include Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Samajwadi Party (SP), Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India (M), Rashtriya Samajwadi Party (RSP), Biju Janata Dal, Indian National Lok Dal, JD(S), Revolutionary Socialist Party, AIADMK and the Forward Bloc.
The representatives of the parties have also held meetings to finalise strategy for a cut motion against the finance bill to force rollback of the hike in prices of petroleum products.