Bharat Bandh: 2nd Time in a Month, 12 injured In Bihar Violence: Well, as you all may know that Bharat Bandh took place 2nd time this month and that’s really not good. Also, the reports are coming that during the Bharat Bandh today; around a dozen people were injured in clashes in Bihar as some groups tried to enforce a Bharat Bandh to protest reservation in jobs and education. You all should know that upper castes people are trying to protest against lower caste reservations and that’s the whole reason of today’s Bharat Bandh.
Sources are saying that the protesters blocked roads, railways tracks and forced the market to shut down. Also, in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh things were little violent in few places. As you all may know that during a bandh call by Dalit groups – security was strengthened following an advisory from the union home ministry. Even in today, some places, prohibitory orders banning large gatherings were imposed and cell phone internet services were suspended.
Overall, you can say that today’s protest was not that worst like previous one. In Bihar’s Ara town, around 70 km from state capital Patna, more than a dozen people were injured in clashes between Bharat Bandh supporters and a pro-reservation group, comprising Dalits and backward castes. Also, the reports are coming that the police used batons to bring the situation under control.
Also, in some other places Begusarai, Lakhisarai, Muzaffarpur, Bhojpur, Sheikhpura, Nawada and Darbhanga, hundreds of men blocked roads, halted trains and forcibly closed markets. Even though the police didn’t let anyone do anything bad and that’s great. In Uttarakhand, prohibitory orders banning large gatherings were imposed in Nainital. Overall, in the end, police and government took very serious action towards all the protestors and said that they are going to take all steps against someone who’ll ruin peace.