New Delhii : Security has been stepped up over call for Bharat Bandh amid protests against Agnipath – Centre’s short-term recruitment scheme for Armed Forces.
In Noida and Gurugram, where Prohibitory Orders are declared, police are conducting inspection of all vehicles, leading to huge massive traffic jams. In Bihar, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh sensitive regions have heavy security deployment. Schools remain shuttered in Jharkhand and exams for the day have been postponed.
With view to arson and violence witnessed in Agnipath protests, Railways canceled nearly 530 trains. Of these, 348 are passenger trains, 181 mail - epxress trains. Ten other trains will run only partial service.