Today, The nationwide bandh has been called by the trade unions and the greatest impact of it has been seen in West Bengal. Train and road transport were the most affected here. Protesters blocked the railway track at Kanchrapara and Howrah in North 24 Parganas in West Bengal.
According to ANI Report, Four crude bombs were recovered by Police from railway track near Hridaypur station in North 24 Parganas in West Bengal
West Bengal: Four crude bombs recovered by Police from railway track near Hridaypur station in North 24 Parganas. pic.twitter.com/TUT0dXiV62— ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
The Bandh suporters in West bengal have blocked the railway tracks at Tikuri Railways station of East Burdwan and NH 2 in Durgapur. One Government bus was also vandalised.
There is a big impact of the Bharat Bandh in Bengal, here the drivers of the state government bus in Siliguri are driving the bus wearing helmets. So that if there is an attack on behalf of the protesters, then it can be faced.
Siliguri: A North Bengal State Transport Corporation(NBSTC) bus driver wears a helmet in wake of protests during #BharatBandh called by ten trade unions against 'anti-worker policies of Central Govt' #WestBengal pic.twitter.com/ZCbe7uRq4m— ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020