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.
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