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Bharat Bandh Live Updates: Government slams Congress for violence during Bandh

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Several opposition parties have joined the call for “Bharat Bandh” by Congress including NCP, SP, RJD, RLD, TMC, MNS etc. AAP and BJP stay out.


A number of opposition parties have joined hands to launch a nation-wide protest against the rising fuel prices. Parties including Samajwadi party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Rashtriya Lok Dal and even Maharashtra¬†Navanirman Sena have supported the call for Bharat Bandh made by Congress. However, Aam Aadmi Party and Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal have stayed out of the opposition parties joining the Bharat Bandh. Shivsena, BJP’s ally in the center and state has expressed strong protest against the rising fuel prices, however, it has refused to join the protest too.

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A list of Opposition parties supporting “Bharat Bandh”

As on September 10, 2018, Petrol is at Rs 80.73/litre (increase by Rs 0.23/litre) and diesel at Rs 72.83/litre (increase by Rs 0.22/litre) in Delhi. In Mumbai, the Petrol is Rs 88.12/litre (increase by Rs 0.23/litre) and diesel at Rs 77.32/litre (increase by Rs 0.23/litre).

Here are the live updates:










Mumbai: MNS workers shout slogans against Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis near Siddhivinayak temple. Police detain them.












Bihar: Protesters set fire to tires in Mokama and block road during Bharat Bandh protests.



Mumbai: MNS supporters stop Metro train at Versova station. Watch video:




Bihar: Car vandalized during “Bharat Bandh” protest in Bihar. Watch Video:


Mumbai: Congress leader Ashok Chavan and Sanjay Nirupam detained by police outside Andheri station during “Rail Roko”. Both have been taken to DN Nagar Police station.


Delhi: AAP MP Sanjay Singh joins opposition parties at a protest event organized at Ramlila Maidan. AAP had decided to stay out of “Bharat Bandh”.

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Mumbai: Former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan joins the Bharat Bandh protest against fuel price hike at Andheri station. Protesters stop a train.


Bihar: Protesters storm Railway tracks and stop a train in Bihar


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