Bharat Bandh Live: 25 trains affected due to Bandh, says Indian Railways
The Delhi Police has beefed up security in border areas of the national capital in view of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three agri laws on Monday. Samyukta Kisan Morcha, the umbrella body of over 40 farm unions spearheading the farmers' agitation, had earlier appealed to the people to join the bandh.
Bandh evokes lukewarm response in Andhra Pradesh
The Bharat Bandh called on Monday protesting the three new Agricultural Laws evoked lukewarm response in Andhra Pradesh though the YSR Congress government lent support.
Heavy to very heavy rains in different districts had a severe impact on normal life, other than the bandh. Only at a few places like Tirupati, Anantapuramu and Kadapa did the opposition parties stage protests against the farm laws. - PTI.
25 trains affected due to Bharat Bandh: Railways
About 25 trains have been affected due to the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions on Monday to protest the Centre's three agri laws, officials said.
"More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi, Ambala, and Firozepur divisions. About 25 trains are affected due to this," a spokesperson for the Northern Railway said.
Officials said the Delhi-Amritsar Shan-e-Punjab, New Delhi-Moga Express, Old Delhi-Pathankot Express, Vande Bharat Express from New Delhi to Katra, and Amritsar Shatabdi are some of the trains that have been affected. - PTI.
Bharat Bandh in Gujarat largely peaceful; highways blocked briefly, protesters held
Gujarat largely remained peaceful on Monday during the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three new farm laws, though there were reports of highways being blocked briefly which affected traffic movement, officials said.
Protesters were detained in some parts of the state, they said.
Traffic movement on a national highway connecting Surat to Mumbai in neighbouring Maharashtra as blocked in Kamrej for some time by protesters, who burnt tyres on the arterial stretch, a police official said. (PTI)
Price hike of Rs 25 not enough, Yogi had promised to raise sugarcane value to Rs 400: Tikait
He (Yogi Adityanath) had promised in the manifesto to raise value of sugarcane to Rs 375-Rs 450, yet he increased only Rs 25. He should give an account of the losses faced. The govt has failed completely. Crops are not being sold at MSP rates: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait pic.twitter.com/2tFjzDun4f— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 27, 2021
Our Bharat Bandh was successful: Tikait
Our 'Bharat Bandh' was successful. We had the full support of farmers... We can't seal down everything as we have to facilitate the movement of people. We are ready for talks with govt, but no talks are happening: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait pic.twitter.com/zgDt4qXbjg— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 27, 2021
Bharat Bandh fails to evoke response in Assam
Assam remained unaffected by the Bharat Bandh on Monday as public transport operated as usual, markets were open and offices registered usual attendance.
The opposition Congress, which supported the bandh, did not organise any protest programme in the state. (PTI)
Trade unions stage protest at Jantar Mantar in support of farmers' 'Bharat Bandh' call
A section of the trade unions and civil society groups held a protest at Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the "Bharat Bandh" called by farmers against three agriculture laws of the Centre.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of over 40 farm unions spearheading the agitation against the tree contentious laws, had appealed to people on Thursday to join the bandh. (PTI)
Bharat Bandh in Kerala politically motivated anti-Modi protest; farm laws have nothing to with state: V Muraleedharan
The Agriculture Laws, that are enacted, don't have anything to do with Kerala as Kerala doesn't have mandis. Then why Kerala people are subjected to unnecessary torture? It's a politically motivated anti-Modi protest: Union Minister V Muraleedharan (ANI)
Bengaluru cop injured while on Bharat Bandh duty
While on #BharathBandh duty, @DCPNorthBCP Dharmendra Kumar Meena was run over by a SUV @ Goraguntepalya. Injured DCP was brought aside & given first-aid.Resumed duty later. Police seized the car & taken driver into custody. #IPS. @DeccanHerald @BlrCityPolice #Bengaluru pic.twitter.com/3nE6YEaCrn— Niranjan Kaggere (@nkaggere) September 27, 2021
We have come here for farmers, there is no political agenda: Delhi Congress chief
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: Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhary pic.twitter.com/cTqVNDS3kD— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 27, 2021
Some farmers ask Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhury to leave protest site
# | Some agitating farmers, at Ghazipur border, ask Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhary to leave from their site of protest where he had come to join them. Farmers organisations have called a Bharat Bandh today over the three farm laws. pic.twitter.com/jJ7JH1MQ3s— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 27, 2021
Tikait's call for Bharat Bandh similar to Taliban's activities: BKU-BHANU President Bhanu Pratap Singh
# | "...They (Rakesh Tikait) call themselves 'kisan neta & then announce Bharat Bandh, which affects economy & farmers. How does it even benefit anyone? They want to follow in footsteps of Taliban by continuing similar activities...": Bhanu Pratap Singh, BKU-BHANU President pic.twitter.com/WQri1UMAH4— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Farmers, other organisations carried out a march from Town Hall to Mysore Bank Circle today to protest farm laws
Farmers stage protest at Mysore Bank circle in Bengaluru
Credit: DH Photo/B H Shivakumar
Bharat Bandh: Farmer bodies stage protests in TN
In solidarity with the nationwide strike demanding repeal of Centre's farm laws, farmer bodies and Left parties on Monday staged protests in several parts of Tamil Nadu.
In a protest held here, State Secretaries of the CPI and CPI(M), R Mutharasan and K Balakrishnan respectively, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi chief Thol Thirumavalavan and functionaries of the ruling DMK affiliated Labour Progressive Federation participated. (PTI)
Traffic snarl eases at Delhi-Gurugram border after police loosen barricades
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 Special Cell pic.twitter.com/ccirBPpw75— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Bharat Bandh: Parts of Delhi witness traffic snarls due to road closures, diversions
Parts of the national capital witnessed traffic snarls on Monday morning as police closed some key roads to prevent any untoward incident during the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions against the Centre's three farm laws.
The Delhi Police has increased security checks at its border points which led to the slowing down of traffic and it informed commuters about road closures and traffic snarls on Twitter. (PTI)
Punjab CM Channi says he stands with farmers, appeals Union government to repeal farm laws
#IStandWithFarmers & appeal the Union Govt. to repeal the three anti farmer laws. Our farmers have been struggling for their rights since more than a year & it is high time that their voice is heard. I request the farmers to raise their voice in a peaceful manner. pic.twitter.com/R1VZ5gowIc— Charanjit S Channi (@CHARANJITCHANNI) September 27, 2021
Protest held at N R Circle in Bengaluru, traffic affected
Protesters detained after breaking police barricade at Chennai's Anna Salai
# | Tamil Nadu: Protesters agitating against the three farm laws break police barricade in Anna Salai area of Chennai, in support of Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations today; protesters detained by police pic.twitter.com/iuhSkOeGFV— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Train operations affected in Delhi as protesters sit on railways tracks
Train operations affected in Delhi, Ambala and Firozpur divisions as people are sitting on railway tracks. More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi division. About 25 trains affected in Ambala and Firozpur divisions: Northern Railway (ANI)
Bharat Bandh: Auto, taxis operate normally in Delhi; shops open
Autorickshaws and taxis plied 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.
The auto, taxi unions and traders bodies said their livelihood has already been hit hard due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown so they were not joining any strike. (PTI)
No major impact on normal life in Bengaluru so far due to Bharat Bandh, traffic likely to be disrupted (PTI)
Farmers block highways at many places in Punjab
Farmerson Monday blocked highways and other roads at many places in Punjab, where the ruling Congress said it firmly stands by the farm unions' call for Bharat Bandh against the Centre's three agri laws.
In neighbouring Haryana too, there were reports of protesters blocking some highways, including in Sirsa, Fatehabad and Kurukshetra.
There were also reports offarmerssquatting on rail tracks at a few places in the two states. (PTI)
Protest at Town Hall in Bangalore on Monday to mark Bharat Bandh
Bandh evoking tepid response in Raichur
Rahul Gandhi extends support to protesting farmers
Andhra Pradesh Left parties protest in front of Vijayawada bus station
Andhra Pradesh: Left parties protest in front of Vijayawada bus station to observe Bharat Bandh today against 3 farm laws— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
It's a national protest against policies of central govt. Farmers are protesting since last 10 months against the 3 farm laws: P Madhu, State Secy, CPI (M) pic.twitter.com/CE28Pa3pRn
Bharat Bandh: Delhi Police tightens security at border points
The Delhi Police has beefed up security in border areas of the national capital in view of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three agri laws on Monday.
Karnataka kisan Congress committee stage protest as part of Bharat bandh
Visuals from Singhu (Delhi-Haryana) border, where protesters speak with the people moving through the area.
Farmer organisations have called a Bharat Bandh in continuation of their protest against the three farm laws.— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Visuals from Singhu (Delhi-Haryana) border, where protesters speak with the people moving through the area. pic.twitter.com/FzuQtRabSQ
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.
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— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Amritsar, Punjab | At all locations where farmers are protesting, forces have been deployed since 5 am: Inspector Sanjeev Kumar
Farmers' protests are peaceful, so forces have also been told to not behave untowardly with them and bring to my notice if something happens: Inspector Sanjeev Kumar
Amritsar, Punjab | At all locations where farmers are protesting, forces have been deployed since 5 am. Farmers' protests are peaceful, so forces have also been told to not behave untowardly with them and bring to my notice if something happens: Inspector Sanjeev Kumar pic.twitter.com/0J3h1VEuId— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Ambulances, doctors or those going for an emergency can pass through. We've not sealed down anything: 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— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 27, 2021
Security Update— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहनें (@OfficialDMRC) September 27, 2021
Entry/exit for Pandit Shree Ram Sharma has been closed.
"In view of the Bharat bandh call by protesting farmers, we have blocked the Shambhu border (Punjab-Haryana border) till 4 pm," says a farmer
Delhi-Amritsar National Highway blocked at Shahabad in Haryana's Kurukshetra by protesting farmers, agitating against farm laws.— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Farmer organisations have called a &dhapos;Bharat Bandh&dhapos; today against the three farm laws. pic.twitter.com/8IhoCCgFIC
Unusual UN meet to close without Taliban, Myanmar speeches
The UN General Assembly in New York ends Monday but without speeches by those in power in Afghanistan and Myanmar, one of many quirks at this year's diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears to meet in person. (AFP)
Traffic movement closed from UP towards Ghazipur due to protest, says Delhi Traffic Police
Traffic Alert— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) September 27, 2021
Traffic movement has been closed from UP towards Ghazipur due to protest.
Activists of Samyukta Kisan Morcha-Karnataka staging protest near Central bus stand
Activists of Samyukta Kisan Morcha-Karnataka are staging protest near Central bus stand here on Monday as part of theBharat bandh.
The bandh has been called urging the Union government to withdraw three contentious farm acts. RKS leader H V Diwakar, CPI district leader Sharanabasappa Mamashetty and others took part.