Bengaluru, Sept 2: Normal life was affected in many states, especially in West Bengal, Kerala, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh.
The nation-wide general strike, Bharat Bandh, was called by 11 central trade unions against the policies of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.
Train services were hit as bandh supporters blocked railways tracks at many places. Buses and autos did not ply at most of the cities.
All schools, colleges and educational institutions were closed on Wednesday, Sept 2. Shops were closed.
Passengers faced inconvenience due to inadequate number of taxis at airports. However, normal life was partially affected in Bengaluru, Chennai.
Bharat Bandh: No buses at bus stand in Bengaluru
Public buses went off roads on Wednesday, Sept 2 as a nation-wide strike was called by various trade unions against Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
Bharat Bandh: Empty roads
People remained indoor as schools, colleges and other educational institutions were closed.
Many companies declared holiday due to the Bharat Bandh.
Bharat Bandh: Normal life partially affected
Cities like Bengaluru, Chennai saw a mixed response. Autos were plying on roads.
However, number of autos were less as compared to the normal days.
Bharat Bandh: Only private vehicles on roads
People use their private vehicles as commuters did not get buses, taxis, autos due to the nation-wide bandh on Wednesday, Sept 2.
Bharat Bandh: All shops closed
Most of the shops were closed across India on Wednesday, Sept 2.