Maharashtra Bandh Today In Solidarity With Farmers: 10 Points

The Mumbai Police have made a plan to make sure individuals are not inconvenienced as a result of bandh


  • Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi authorities is supporting the bandh
  • Everything can be closed apart from important providers
  • Shiv Sena will participate in full pressure within the bandh

New Delhi:
Shops will stay shut throughout Maharashtra immediately because the Maha Vikas Aghadi or MVA authorities has known as a bandh in solidarity with farmers in Uttar Pradesh, per week after eight individuals died in violence in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri throughout a farmers’ protest.

  1. The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi authorities comprising the Shiv Sena, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP is supporting the bandh. In reality, the state authorities itself introduced the bandh at a joint press convention of the three events.

  2. “I request 12 crore people of Maharashtra to support the farmers. Support means all of you join the bandh and stop your work for a day,” Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik instructed reporters.

  3. The state authorities mentioned every part can be closed apart from important providers. The Agricultural Produce Market Committee or subzi mandi may even be shut.

  4. Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut mentioned his celebration will participate in “full force” within the bandh. “All the three parties will actively participate in the bandh. What happened in Lakhimpur Kheri was a murder of the Constitution, a violation of the law and a conspiracy to kill farmers of the country,” Mr Raut instructed reporters.

  5. The Mumbai Police have made a plan to make sure individuals are not inconvenienced as a result of bandh. Policemen can be deployed at strategic factors. Three corporations of the Central Reserve Police Force, 500 Home Guards and 700 from different forces will assist the Mumbai Police in keep regulation and order.

  6. A union of merchants in Maharashtra that earlier objected to the state authorities calling a bandh on Monday has determined to assist the bandh. “After the request of Shiv Sena and other party leaders, we have decided to keep shops closed till 4 pm in support of the bandh call by the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in protest against killing of Farmers,” Viren Shah, chief of Federation of Retail Traders’ Welfare Association (FRTWA), mentioned in an amended assertion on Sunday.

  7. The merchants’ union had earlier mentioned they’re solely limping again to enterprise after intermittent lockdowns amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the bandh would hit their earnings. “We have suffered huge losses for the past 18 months due to lockdown. Our business is slowly picking up. In middle of the festival season when customers have started coming out to shop, let us do our business peacefully. We appeal to the government to allow retail businesses to remain open. We hope that shopkeepers are not harassed or forced to remain shut,” Mr Shah had mentioned.

  8. The merchants seem, nevertheless, to be caught in a political crossfire, because the BJP has mentioned it is not going to enable “forced closure of shops” to assist the bandh. “If shopkeepers are forced to close shops tomorrow by any of the MVA karyakartas, they will have to face BJP karyakartas. Police should ensure no one is forced or else there will be a law and order situation, which is not our responsibility,” Maharashtra BJP chief Nitesh Rane tweeted.

  9. Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra had been named in a police case filed by farmers who mentioned he drove right into a gathering of slogan-shouting demonstrators amid a peaceable black-flag protest final Sunday.

  10. Ashish Mishra was produced earlier than a courtroom on Saturday night time, days after intense stress construct up on police inaction even after a homicide case was filed. The Supreme Court had additionally pulled up the UP Police for not doing their job correctly.

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