Bharat bandh against SC/ST Act amendments updates:

Bharat bandh against SCST Act amendments updates,Shops, business establishments closed, protestors block rail tracks and Swarna Sangrakshak Sabha state president puts up hoarding asking PM for death


"Through the social media and pamphlets, we came to know that some organisations are planning a Bharat Bandh against the amendments in the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe(Prevention of Atrocities) Act, following which the security has been beefed up in the state," Makrand Deuskar, Inspector General of Police (Intelligence) said.

Swarna Sangrakshak Sabha state president puts up hoarding in Meerut, asking PM for 'wishful death'

The state president of Uttar Pradesh Swarna Sangrakshak Sabha, Sri Krishan Gupta, has put up hoardings in Meerut asking for 'wishful death' for the general category people from prime minister Narendra Modi. The hoarding says that since the government has straightened the SC/ST Act, the  general community is "living in fear" and thus they want to be allowed to die by the prime minister.

Normal life was hit in various parts of Bihar on Thursday and train services were briefly affected in the state capital and Rajgir town on account of a 'Bharat Bandh' call given by some groups against the recent amendments in the SC/ST Act.

Bandh witnesses good response in Rajasthan
The call for 'Bharat Bandh' given by several groups against the amendments in the SC/ST Act evoked a good response in Rajasthan where many shops and business establishments, schools and other educational institutions remained closed on Thursday.

The police said no untoward incident has been reported in the state so far.

Shops were shut in Jaipur, Karauli, Pratapgarh, Udaipur, Pali, Nagaur and other districts. Schools too remained closed in view of the bandh.

"Through the social media and pamphlets, we came to know that some organisations are planning a Bharat Bandh against the amendments in the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe(Prevention of Atrocities) Act, following which the security has been beefed up in the state," Makrand Deuskar, Inspector General of Police (Intelligence) said.

Bharat Bandh call has 'no meaning' but all have right to express, says Yogi Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has said that the Bharat Bandh called by some upper caste and OBC groupes in the country in protest against the parliament amendment over SC/ST Act has "no meaning". "It (Bharat Bandh call) has no meaning. People have their feelings. In a democracy everyone has the right to express themselves," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told news agency PTI. 

Defending the provisions of the Act, Adityanath said his government will ensure that the law is not misused.

"The BJP government is committed towards the welfare of people and development. We never play politics of caste and religion. The law is to protect the downtrodden. The government will ensure that it will not be misused," he told mediapersons in Gonda where he had gone to visit flood-hit areas.

Over 5,000 personnel from 34 security agencies deployed in over 35 district of country

Security has been beefed up and over 5,000 personnel from 34 security agencies have been deployed in over 35 districts across the country to keep a check on the incidents, said Madhya Pradesh DIG Hariyanachari Mishra.

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