Bharat Bandh 2019 Protest Live Updates: A two-day Bharat Bandh has been called by Central Trade Unions (CTUs) to protest against the Modi government’s alleged poor policies. As many as 10 unions including INTUC, AITUC, HMS and AIUTUC are participating in the nationwide strike. The unions are also protesting amendments in the Trade Union Act, 1926. Also, the CTUs have appealed to the farming community to extend their support to the strike.
According to a PTI report, All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and Bhumi Adhikar Andolan will also observe Gramin hartal, rail roko and road roko on January 8 and 9. They have alleged that the Modi government has failed to address rural distress issues.