Bharat Bandh on Feb 26: Commercial markets to remain shut tomorrow -Poulomi Ghosh
As a transporter body has supported the strike on the issue of fuel price hike, E-way bill rules, 40 lakh trucks will remain off the road on Friday.
Traders' body The Confederation of All India Traders have called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday protesting against the rising fuel prices, Goods and Services Tax, E-Bill etc. All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) has extended support to the call for Bharat Bandh and will hold a chakka jam on February 26.
Here is all you need to know about the bandh
> All commercial markets across the country will remain closed as over 40,000 traders' associations are taking part in the bandh.
> Private transport is likely to be hit as the transporters' association (AITWA) have asked all transport companies to park their vehicles between 6am and 8pm as a symbolic protest.
> Booking and movement of Bill-oriented goods will be hit.
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Hindustan Times, 25 February, 2021, https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bharat-bandh-on-feb-26-commercial-markets-to-remain-shut-tomorrow-101614225292802.html