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In Pics | Bharat Bandh: Central Trade Unions begin 2-day nationwide strike

Talking to PTI Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), said, "The two-day nationwide strike by the joint forum of central trade unions has begun this morning".

March 28, 2022 / 02:41 PM IST
Central Trade Unions, on March 28, began a two-day nationwide strike to protest against the government's alleged wrong policies that are affecting farmers, workers and people. (Image: AP)
Central Trade Unions, on March 28, began a two-day nationwide strike to protest against the government's alleged wrong policies that are affecting farmers, workers and people. (Image: AP)
Activists and supporters of the Left Front, Indian National Congress and various trade unions walk in support of a nationwide two-day strike in Kolkata, India, Monday, March 28, 2022. Banner in Bengla reads, "Save the country, save the people of the country, support the all India strike". (Image: AP)
Activists and supporters of the Left Front, Indian National Congress and various trade unions walk in support of a nationwide two-day strike in Kolkata, India, Monday, March 28, 2022. Banner in Bengla reads, "Save the country, save the people of the country, support the all India strike". (Image: AP)
Talking to PTI Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), said, "The two-day nationwide strike by the joint forum of central trade unions has begun this morning". (Image: ANI)
Talking to PTI Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), said, "The two-day nationwide strike by the joint forum of central trade unions has begun this morning". (Image: ANI)
During a two-day nationwide strike planned by a joint forum of key trade unions beginning on March 28, some essential services relating to banking, transportation, trains, and energy are likely to be interrupted. (Image: ANI)
During a two-day nationwide strike planned by a joint forum of key trade unions beginning on March 28, some essential services relating to banking, transportation, trains, and energy are likely to be interrupted. (Image: ANI)
Bank employees shout slogans on the first day of a two-day nationwide strike in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
Bank employees shout slogans on the first day of a two-day nationwide strike in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
The interior of a bank wears a deserted look on the first day of a two-day nationwide strike in Mumbai. Workers have called for strike to express their anger at the government’s economic policies and to back demands for their improved rights. (Image: AP)
The interior of a bank wears a deserted look on the first day of a two-day nationwide strike in Mumbai. Workers have called for strike to express their anger at the government’s economic policies and to back demands for their improved rights. (Image: AP)
The Maharashtra government has invoked the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) barring employees of state-run electricity companies from joining the protest. (ANI)
The Maharashtra government has invoked the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) barring employees of state-run electricity companies from joining the protest. (ANI)
The proposed modifications to labour legislation, as well as any type of privatisation and the national monetisation pipeline, are among the demands of the unions. Their demands include increased wage allocation under the MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act) and regularisation of contract workers. (ANI)
The proposed modifications to labour legislation, as well as any type of privatisation and the national monetisation pipeline, are among the demands of the unions. Their demands include increased wage allocation under the MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act) and regularisation of contract workers. (ANI)
The AITUC official noted that the banks and insurance sectors are affected all over India, while steel and oil sectors are also seeing partial impact due to the strike. (ANI)
The AITUC official noted that the banks and insurance sectors are affected all over India, while steel and oil sectors are also seeing partial impact due to the strike. (ANI)
As many as 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) have joined hands to go on a two-day nationwide strike from Monday. About 20 crore workers are expected to join the strike. (Image: ANI)
As many as 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) have joined hands to go on a two-day nationwide strike from Monday. About 20 crore workers are expected to join the strike. (Image: ANI)
A joint forum of central trade unions had given a call for a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29 to protest against the government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. (Image: ANI)
A joint forum of central trade unions had given a call for a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29 to protest against the government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. (Image: ANI)
Taking cognisance of the call, the Ministry of Power on Sunday had issued an advisory to states and other agencies to be on high alert and ensure round the clock electricity supply and stability of the national grid. (Image: ANI)
Taking cognisance of the call, the Ministry of Power on Sunday had issued an advisory to states and other agencies to be on high alert and ensure round the clock electricity supply and stability of the national grid. (Image: ANI)
The central trade unions that are part of this joint forum are INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF and UTUC. (Image: ANI)
The central trade unions that are part of this joint forum are INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF and UTUC. (Image: ANI)
Left and DMK MPs protest at Gandhi statue in Delhi over the two-day 'Bharat Bandh' called central trade unions. (Image: Twitter @ANI)
Left and DMK MPs protest at Gandhi statue in Delhi over the two-day 'Bharat Bandh' called central trade unions. (Image: Twitter @ANI)
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