05 December Monday

Security Heightened Over Call For Bharat Bandh; 530 Trains Canceled

Web Desk (Kannur)Updated: Monday Jun 20, 2022

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.