On 8 December, ‘Bharat Bandh’ has been called on behalf of the farmers’ organizations protesting against the new agricultural laws. After the fifth round meeting between the farmers and the government, which has been protesting in the capital Delhi for the last 11 days, no result has been achieved. On December 9, another round of meeting is going to take place between the farmers and the government.
In such a situation, it is very important to know how the ‘Bharat Bandh’ will be held on December 8. Will it be on and off? Many such questions will be going on in your mind. Let us tell what those services of Bharat Bandh will be operational and whether some will remain closed.
The Bharat Bandh called by the farmers’ organizations has been supported by 11 political parties of the country. The major parties included in it are Congress, RJD, Mamata Banerjee’s TMC, Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party, Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party, Telangana’s ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti and NDA’s National Democratic Party. Hanuman Beniwal, MP and RLP leader from Rajasthan has even said that he will take his decision on whether to stay with the NDA after 8 December.
Chakka jam will remain till 3 pm
On Sunday, it has been informed by the farmers that on the day of ‘Bharat Bandh’, it will remain nationwide from 8 am to evening. Along with this, there will be a total traffic jam from 8 am to 3 pm. In such a situation, if you have been about to get out on this day, then keep these things in mind. Apart from this, only essential services will be allowed. Ambulances etc. will not be stopped during this demonstration. Apart from this, it has been decided not to stop trains for weddings during Bharat Bandh.
Ban on services of milk-fruit-vegetable
On the day of Bharat Bandh, farmer organizations have decided to completely stop the services of milk, fruits and vegetables, that is, you may not get its services on 8 December. Significantly, Sunday is the eleventh day of the farmers who came to protest in Delhi. On 8 December, farmers have called off India.
So far, five rounds of meetings of farmer organizations have been held with the Central Government. The sixth round will meet on 9 December.
Farmers are opposing three new laws –
- Price Production and Agricultural Services Act, 2020
- Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 and
- Farmers’ Production Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020.