In Pics: From Jammu to Kolkata, Workers Declare ‘Bharat Bandh’
Trade union members hold flags as they participate in a demonstration on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Mumbai, India.
Trade union members hold flags as they participate in a demonstration on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Mumbai, India.(Photo: AP)

In Pics: From Jammu to Kolkata, Workers Declare ‘Bharat Bandh’

More than 20 crore protesters took to the streets to protest against the 'repressive' policies for workers under the Modi government on the first day of the 48-hour Bharat Bandh.

As many as 10 Central trade unions have called for a Bharat Bandh on 8 and 9 January. Farmer unions like All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and Bhumi Adhikar Andolan are also participating in the strike.

Trade union members raise slogans on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Mumbai, India.
Trade union members raise slogans on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Mumbai, India.
(Source: AP)

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People wait in a queue for taxis on the first day of a two-day long nationwide strike in Mumbai on Tuesday, 8 January.
People wait in a queue for taxis on the first day of a two-day long nationwide strike in Mumbai on Tuesday, 8 January.
(Photo: AP)
Factory workers and members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) shout slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre, in Bengaluru on Tuesday, 8 January.
Factory workers and members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) shout slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre, in Bengaluru on Tuesday, 8 January.
(Photo: PTI)

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Indian trade union activists participate in a demonstration on the first day of a two-day long nationwide general strike called by various trade unions in Bengaluru, India.
Indian trade union activists participate in a demonstration on the first day of a two-day long nationwide general strike called by various trade unions in Bengaluru, India.
(Photo: AP)
CPI(M) Secretary MY Tarigami with Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) activists raise slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre, in Jammu.
CPI(M) Secretary MY Tarigami with Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) activists raise slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre, in Jammu.
(Source: PTI)
Trade union activists are detained during a demonstration on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata on Tuesday, 8 January. 
Trade union activists are detained during a demonstration on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata on Tuesday, 8 January. 
(Photo: AP)
Trade union activists are detained by police on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata on Tuesday, 8 January.
Trade union activists are detained by police on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata on Tuesday, 8 January.
(Photo: AP)
Trade union activists shout slogans as they clash with police on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata.
Trade union activists shout slogans as they clash with police on the first day of a two-day general strike called by various trade unions in Kolkata.
(Photo: AP)
Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre in Shimla.
Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hour long nationwide general strike called by Central trade unions protesting against the “anti-people” policies of the Centre in Shimla.
(Photo: PTI)

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