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Bharat Bandh: Farmers call for day-long protest on February 16

Published on Feb 16, 2024 10:51 AM IST
  • Traders are set to carry on with their business activities despite the Bharat Bandh protest called by farmer unions today.
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The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), part of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), had earlier called for a Bharat Bandh on February 16, citing a host of unmet demands of farmers. The Noida-based Bharatiya Kisan Parishad (BKP) has also extended support to Friday's Bharat Bandh.(HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 16, 2024 10:51 AM IST

The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), part of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), had earlier called for a Bharat Bandh on February 16, citing a host of unmet demands of farmers. The Noida-based Bharatiya Kisan Parishad (BKP) has also extended support to Friday's Bharat Bandh.(HT File Photo)

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The SKM (non-political) has asked all the like-minded farmer organisations to join the Bharat Bandh, a day-long protest starting from 6 am to 4 pm. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The SKM (non-political) has asked all the like-minded farmer organisations to join the Bharat Bandh, a day-long protest starting from 6 am to 4 pm. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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The farmers are participating in a widespread chakka jam on major roads across India from 12 pm to 4 pm. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The farmers are participating in a widespread chakka jam on major roads across India from 12 pm to 4 pm. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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In Punjab, a large part of state and national highways would be closed for at least four hours. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Punjab, a large part of state and national highways would be closed for at least four hours. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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Normal life was hit in the southwest Punjab districts as all private and government-run buses remained off the roads since early Friday morning in response to the call of Bharat bandh. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Normal life was hit in the southwest Punjab districts as all private and government-run buses remained off the roads since early Friday morning in response to the call of Bharat bandh. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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"Various programmes like protest demonstrations are proposed by SKM and various organisations for Friday. Hence, Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is implemented on February 16," the police said in a statement. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Various programmes like protest demonstrations are proposed by SKM and various organisations for Friday. Hence, Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is implemented on February 16," the police said in a statement. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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According to the order, unlawful assembly of five or more people, unauthorised processions or demonstrations, including political or religious, are prohibited. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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According to the order, unlawful assembly of five or more people, unauthorised processions or demonstrations, including political or religious, are prohibited. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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The order also bars the use of private drones in a radius of one km of government establishments and also bans people from carrying sticks, rods, tridents, swords, firearms and the like in public places. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The order also bars the use of private drones in a radius of one km of government establishments and also bans people from carrying sticks, rods, tridents, swords, firearms and the like in public places. (HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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