Bharat Bandh hits Twitter; Indians display anger, disappointment

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Bengaluru, Sept 2: Nation-wide bandh hit normal life in the country, especially in West Bengal, Kerala, the two states where Left parties still enjoy huge support.

[Bharat Bandh today: What's closed, what's open]

Bandh has been observed across India on Wednesday, Sept 2. The bandh was called by coordination committee of 11 central trade unions against NDA government's proposed Bills amending labour laws, the Contract Act, the Electricity Act and Factory Act.

[Bharat Bandh: Follow Live Updates]

Bharat Bandh

In West Bengal, all shops, schools, educational institutions were closed. Businessmen were scared to continue their daily business fearing protest by the groups who supported the bandh.

[Strike cripples life in Kerala]

Despite Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's repeated warnings, most of the employees chose not to go to their offices.

[Bharat Bandh: Why trade unions protesting; what you need to know about the strike]

Buses, autos remained off roads in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi and other cities across the country on Wednesday. Bandh supporters showed protest on railway tracks hampering train services.

However, this Bharat Bandh did not go well with the aam aadmi (common man) of the country. Micro-blogging site Twitter was flooded with comments which showed their anger and disappointments.

Bharat Bandh has been trending on top since Wednesday morning.

Here are a few tweets:

OneIndia News

Please Wait while comments are loading...