The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) have called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday in protest against the rising fuel prices, Goods and Services Tax, E-Bill etc. As per reports, All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) has come forward in support to the call for Bharat Bandh and will hold a chakka jam on February 26.
Here's all you need to know about the bandh:
• All commercial markets across the country will remain closed as over 40,000 traders' associations are taking part in the nation-wide shutdown.
• Private transport is likely to be hit as the transporters' association (AITWA) have asked all transport companies to park their vehicles between 6am and 8pm as a symbolic protest.
• Booking and movement of Bill-oriented goods will be hit.
• Sit-in protests will be held nationwide at around 1,500 places.
• Over 30 lakh roads will be closed on Friday.
Reports said All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) and Bhaichara All India Truck Operator Welfare Association (BAITOWA) will not take part in the strike.