Traders’ Union The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday, February 26. The nationwide strike pertains to protest against rising fuel prices, Goods and Services Tax, and E-way bill regime. Various traders association such as the All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) have also extended their support for the bandh on Friday.
''All state level-transport associations have confirmed their support to AITWA in this one-day non-operation of transport in protest of the fuel price hike and scrapping of new E-way bill laws introduced by Government of India," said Mahendra Arya, National President AITWA told Mint.
Here is everything you need to know about the Bharat Bandh on Friday
Commercial markets to remain closed
All commercial markets across the country will remain shut on Friday as part of the protest.
All the bill-oriented services including goods booking will be hit due to Bharat Bandh.
Nationwide sit-in protests
Dharna protest has been planned at 1,500 locations across the country.
AITWA has asked transport companies to stop the movement of their vehicle on Friday and park the vehicles from 6 am to 8 pm on Friday. This is most likely to impact private transportation.