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Bharat Bandh

Members of various farmers' organizations block railway tracks during their protest against three farm bills, at Dhablan village in Patiala.

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Trucks parked at APMC terminal during 'Bharat Bandh', farmers' protest against Union Government over new farm laws, in Navi Mumbai.

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Farmers shout slogans during 'Bharat Bandh', a protest against the Centre's three new farm laws, in Patiala.

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Farmers block railway tracks during their 'Bharat Bandh' call against new farm laws, in Amritsar.

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Farm union activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centre's three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) activists block a road during a nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Mohali.

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Activists of SFI and various organizations protest against the privatization of Vizag steel plant, during the nationwide strike, in Visakhapatnam.

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Supporters of farmers force closure of a Punjab National Bank branch, during the 'Bharat Bandh' call by various farmers' unions against new farm laws, in Jalandhar.

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Police detain Jan Adhikar Party supporters as they participate in a protest in support of a nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Patna.

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Activists burn tyres as they block a road during a nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Patna.

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Members of opposition parties stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ranchi.

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Thikri Wala Chowk wears a deserted look during a nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Patiala.

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Activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Hyderabad.

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Members of Patiala Bar Association hold placards as they stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Patiala.

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Left-wing and Samjukta Kisan Morcha activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ranchi.

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Locals play cricket on NH-24 near Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP border) during a nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Delhi.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centres three farm reform laws, in Ghazipur.

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Meerut expressway during a nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ghazipur

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Closed shops during a nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Uttar Pradesh

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Barricades are seen on Delhi-Ghaziabad border during nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ghazipur.

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A farmer sits in a tractor trolley during a nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ghazipur border.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Farmers block the Delhi-Meerut Expressway during their ongoing protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, near Ghazipur border in New Delhi. The farmers called for a nationwide strike today demanding repeal of the agri laws.

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President KT Rama Rao, MP K Keshava Rao, and others stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers against the Centre's farm reform laws, at Shadnagar in Hyderabad.

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Dubagga Sabji Mandi wears a deserted look as it remained closed during the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Lucknow.

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People belonging to Sikh community participate in a rally during the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Thane.

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Farmers block Delhi-Agra national highway during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Faridabad.

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Farmers raise slogans at Singhu border during 'Delhi Chalo' protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi. The farmers called for a nationwide strike today demanding a repeal of the Agri laws.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson along with farmers protests against the Centre's farm reform laws near Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Delhi-Meerut Expressway wears a deserted look near Ghazipur border during the farmers' protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, in New Delhi.

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Workers of CPI and CPI(M) along with various agricultural associations raise slogans during their protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, in Hyderabad.

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Farmers hold a placard and raise slogans as they block a road during their protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, in Ahmedabad.

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Police uses water cannons to stop farmers during their protest against the Center's new farm laws, in Chandigarh. Various farmer unions today called for a nationwide strike demanding repeal of the agri laws.

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Lalbaugh market wears a deserted look during a nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers against Centre's farm reform laws, in Mumbai.

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'Nihang' or Sikh religious warrior display his skills during the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Congress 'Seva Dal' activists participate in a rally in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Jaipur.

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A metro train runs on a track as vehicles ply near Anand Vihar metro station during a nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Ghaziabad.

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People belonging to Sikh community block traffic at Sion -Panvel highway during the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Mumbai.

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Farmers block the Delhi-Meerut Expressway during their ongoing protest against Centre's farm reform laws, near Ghazipur border in New Delhi. The farmers have called for a nationwide strike demanding repeal of the agri laws.

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Advocates of Allahabad High Court stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Prayagraj.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, outside collector's office in Thane.

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People stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Amritsar.

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Members of various organisations participate in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Bengaluru.

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Congress Party workers detained by police during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Gorakhpur.

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Farmers block Jalandhar-Delhi National Highway during the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Jalandhar.

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Members of various farmers organizations block a road during the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, in Patiala.

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DPCC Mahila Morcha workers stage a protest during the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's Agri laws, at ITO in New Delhi.

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Farmers from Tamil Nadu during a nationwide shutdown called by thousands of Indian farmers protesting new agriculture laws, at the Delhi-Haryana state border.

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Farmers during a nationwide shutdown called by thousands of Indian farmers protesting new agriculture laws, at the Delhi-Haryana state border.

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Farmers during a nationwide shutdown called by thousands of Indian farmers protesting new agriculture laws, at the Delhi-Haryana state border.

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Farmers during a nationwide shutdown called by thousands of Indian farmers protesting new agriculture laws, at the Delhi-Haryana state border.

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Protesting farmers listen to a speaker as they block a major highway during a nationwide shutdown called by thousands of Indian farmers protesting new agriculture laws, at the Delhi-Haryana state border. The strike follows five rounds of talks between the farmers and the Indian government that have failed to produce any breakthroughs. The farmers say the laws will lead the government to stop buying grain at minimum guaranteed prices and result in exploitation by corporations that will push down prices.

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Activists participate in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Jammu.

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View of deserted Howrah Bridge during a nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Kolkata.

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A Trinamool Congress activist sits on top of a tractor during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Kolkata.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) activists participate in a rally in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Ranchi.

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Members of various farmer organisations block a national highway as they participate in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Chikmagalur

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Congress leader and MP Digvijay Singh participates in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Indore.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders participate in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, at Vidhan Bhavan in Lucknow.

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Ganeshguri flyover wears a deserted look during a nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Guwahati.

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Trade union activists block a road in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Kolkata,

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Left-wing activists block NH-6 during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in West Midnapore district.

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Members of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) along with various organisations participate in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Chennai.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) activists ride on buffaloes during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Muzaffarpur .

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Communist Party of India (CPI) activists block Hazra crossing during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Kolkata

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Communist Party of India (CPI) activists participate in a 'Rail Roko' protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Kolkata

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Puducherry CM Velu Narayanasamy participates in a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Puducherry.

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Communist Party of India (CPI) activists participate in a rally in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, at Lalbaugh in Mumbai.

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Police attempt to stop members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) alliance political parties and various other organisations during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Chennai.

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Demonstrators burn various items as they block NH-12 during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Nadia.

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Protestors block a highway during a strike in New Delhi.

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A vendor rests in the deserted Dadar wholesale flower market during the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Mumbai.

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Demonstrators attempt to dismantle a hoarding during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's farm reform laws, in Patna.

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Passengers wait at NSCBI Airport after arriving early in view of the nationwide strike, called by farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Kolkata

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UP Police detain Samjwadi Party (SP) workers during a 'Rail Roko' demonstration in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Prayagraj.

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Police stand guard as Samjwadi Party (SP) workers stage a 'Rail Roko' demonstration in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Prayagraj.

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Political activists demonstrate during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Ranchi.

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