Bharat Bandh: Left blocks roads, rail in BengalSeptember 27, 2021 13:23
AIKS activists observe Bharat Bandh in Tamil Nadu
Left activists blocked roads and railway tracks across West Bengal on Monday in support of the Bharat Bandh, while normal life remained largely unaffected in the state. Markets and shops were opened as usual, while public transport operated almost normally, except for a few hitches.
Government and private offices registered usual attendance. Educational institutions are shut in state the due to the COVID-related restrictions. In Kolkata, CPI(M) members blocked roads at College Street, Jadavpur and Shyambazar Five-Point Crossing but were swiftly removed by the police.
Road blockades were held in most of the major towns and cities in the state, including in district headquarters of Jalpaiguri, West Midnapore, East Midnapore, Hooghly and Coochbehar.