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Bharat Bandh in Pics: Congress-led Oppositions called nationwide protests against rise of fuel prices; here's how silent protest turned 'violent'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 September 2018, 16:44 IST

Amidst the hike in petrol and diesel prices across the country and rupee fall against dollars, Congress-led oppositions called a nationwide shutdown in protests against it. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi returned from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and lead the protests against the rising of petrol and diesel prices and rupee fall against the dollar.

In the Congress lead oppositions Bharat bandh, at least 21 opposition parties are participating in the 'Bharat Bandh' or shutdown today to protest the rise in fuel prices in the country and depreciation of the rupee.

Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh have also joined Congress-led opposition parties supported bandh to protest against fuel price hike.

Top opposition leaders across the country like Sharad Pawar, MK Stalin and Left leaders have supported the bandh, while Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee has decided to stay away.

Here's a look back at the Congress-led 'violence-free' protests by oppositions that turned ugly and violent. Here are pics

Oppositions joins protests
Left parties support Congress bandh protests
Jan Adhikar Party workers vandalise vehicles during Bharat Bandh protest in Patna against fuel price hike
Congress protests in Raipur
Congress worker carry Bike on Bullock cart in Delhi
Congress workers vandalise a petrol pump in Ujjain
MNS workers shutting shops in Mumbai
Two-year-old dies in Bihar on way to hospital in Bihar

 

Also read: Bharat Bandh: CM Chandrababu Naidu announces cut-off in petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 in Andhra Pradesh, after Vasundhara Raje

First published: 10 September 2018, 16:41 IST
 
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