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Bharat Bandh: 2-year-old girl dies in Bihar on way to hospital after vehicle struck in blockade; Protests turns violent across India

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 September 2018, 13:01 IST

The Congress-led Opposition called nationwide protests over rising petrol and diesel price has taken an ugly turn in Bihar. A two-year-old girl had breathed her last on Monday after the vehicle carrying her to Bihar's Jehanabad civil hospital got stuck in road blockade by bandh supporters. Her parents said if they were allowed to move ahead, their daughter's life could have been saved.

In oppositions called Bharat bandh protest across the country, led by the Congress chief the bandh protesters have turned violent. In Madhya Pradesh Congress workers have vandalised a petrol pump in Ujjain during protests.

While, in Mumbai, MNS workers have forcefully shut down shops and establishments at Bharatmata Junction Naka, Parel. And where in Bihar, Loktantrik Janata Dal workers in Patna carry a motorbike on their shoulders to protest against fuel price hike. Jan Adhikar Party workers have vandalised vehicles during Bharat Bandh protest in Patna against fuel price hike.

Slamming the oppositions and their violent protests UP CM Yogi Aditya said, “Frustrated opposition doesn't have any strategy and leadership, what else can be expected from them? I hope God gives them sense so they can differentiate between positive & negative otherwise in future they will even lose their position as Oppositions.”

While, Union Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Bharat will never remain, bandh, “'Bharat' will not be 'bandh', it will keep moving and progressing. No one is paying heed to this call by Congress, their 'Mahagatbandhan' balloon will also burst soon.”

Also read: Bharat Bandh Protests: Rahul Gandhi back from Mansarovar Yatra, leads oppositions protest over fuel prices hike and rupee fall against dollar

First published: 10 September 2018, 13:01 IST
 
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