There is a mixed effect of the Bharat Bandh in Uttar Pradesh. In Prayagraj, Samajwadi Party (SP) workers tried to stop the train, while farmers in Barabanki tried to close the market, but before that these people were taken into preventive custody.
Opposition parties are taking to the streets to corner the government for the Bharat Bandh in support of the farmer movement in some districts in UP. In Prayagraj, UP, Samajwadi Party workers stopped the train today. It is being told that the workers stopped the Bundelkhand Express train and shouted slogans and lay on the tracks of the train.
Talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi, the Samajwadi Party workers also locked the gate of the District Officer’s Office over the Bharat Bandh. SP activists called for a Bharat Bandh demanding withdrawal of the agricultural law and shouted slogans in the Collectorate Office.
In Barabanki, all the organizations of the Farmers Union shouted in support of Bharat Bandh. SP-BSP and lawyers’ organizations have announced support for Bharat Bandh. To ensure that the chaos and atmosphere in the district is not spoiled, the district administration has closed the eyes of SP BSP-Congress and many farmer leaders in their homes.