Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.
The 6 am-6 pm strike is being observed for demanding simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedure and the e-way bill mechanism, among other issues.
The next bandh will be observed on February 12 and 13 in support of private workers' demands
AIMTC President Kultaran Singh Atwal says the road transport fraternity of the country has extended its full support to farmers who are 'ann daata' (food providers).
Around 50,000 agitating employees of Telangana Transport Corporation are on strike, which has moved into its 15th day,
The Telangana High Court had directed the state government on Wednesday to hold talks with the agitating state transport corporation employees, but the government says there is no change in its stand
Telangana Chief Minister KCR reiterated that for the government and the TSRTC, there are only 1,200 employees.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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