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Feb 20, 2013

Trade Unions call 48hrs Bharat Bandh

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Normal life has been affected in various parts in the country following 48 hours strike called by various trade unions. On Wednesday, the transport services, banking services severely affected commuters.

Eleven trade unions have joined hands to call 48 hours of bandh in India opposing various policies of the government like - rate hike, fdi in retail, labour welfare laws and pension schemes.

According to media reports, the nation would suffer a loss of around 20,000 crore rupees due to the strike.


  1. Union Minister V Narayanasamy appealed to the unions to–call off their strike, which industry body Assocham estimates will cause of loss of Rs. 15000-20000 crore.

    From Sector 82 till Greater Noida entry point, which is the–industrial belt, workers set ablaze a car, bus and a fire engine, police said.

  2. This is a sign of falling mandate, and the government should resign ... even then they will work till the elections, and it will help them. They will quote that they resigned and the President ran the country