photos

Bharat Bandh: 8 Crore Traders On Strike To Protest Fuel Price Hike, GST Amendments

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) had announced a bharat bandh on February 26 to protest against the rising fuel prices and “draconian” amendments to Goods and Services Tax rules.

February 26, 2021

A snacks vendor waits for customers as shops remain closed in view of 'Bharat Bandh' called by traders body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in protest against several alleged draconian and arbitrary amendments in GST by flouting the fundamental rights of the traders, at Chawri Bazar, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Members of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) shout slogans during a protest against several alleged draconian and arbitrary amendments in GST by flouting the fundamental rights of the traders, at Chawri Bazar, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Members of Amritsar Distributors Association stage a protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules, outside the Deputy Commissioner (DC) office in Amritsar.

PTI Photo

A man sits outside a closed shop at Begum Bazar Market during a nationwide strike, called by The Confederation of All India Traders against the rise in fuel prices, new e-way bill and GST, in Hyderabad.

PTI Photo

Members of Confederation of All India Traders Association stage a protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Trucks are parked at a terminal during a nationwide strike to protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Service Tax (GST) rules, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Trucks are parked at a terminal during a nationwide strike to protest against rising fuel prices and Goods and Service Tax (GST) rules, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Traders hold banners and participate in a day-long traders strike in New Delhi. The strike call was given in protest against the Goods and Services Tax and rise in fuel prices, among others.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Shops remain closed during 'Bharat Bandh', called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Bhopal.

PTI Photo

A daily wage laborer sits in front of a closed wholesale market during a day-long traders strike in New Delhi. The strike call was given in protest against the Goods and Services Tax and rise in fuel prices, among others.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Chawri Bazaar market wears a deserted look during 'Bharat Bandh', called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Old Delhi.

Photo by Mohsin Javed/Outlook

Shops remain closed during 'Bharat Bandh', called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Old Delhi.

Photo by Mohsin Javed/Outlook

Members of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) during 'Bharat Bandh', against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Old Delhi.

Photo by Mohsin Javed/Outlook

Members of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) during 'Bharat Bandh', against rising fuel prices, new e-way bill and Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Old Delhi.

Photo by Mohsin Javed/Outlook

Traders hold banners and shout slogans during a day-long traders strike in New Delhi.

Photo by Mohsin Javed/Outlook