Bharat bandh: The strike in pictures

Updated: 06 September, 2016 14:44 IST
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    A ‘strike’ placard is fixed onto the padlocked gate of a public sector bank during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms, in Chennai
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    Members of the All India Trade Unions participate in a rally in support of a one-day countrywide strike, in Hyderabad
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    The railway station is deserted during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms, in Dharmanagar in north-eastern Tripura state
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    Members of the All India Trade Unions participate in a rally in support of a one-day countrywide strike, in Hyderabad
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    Members of the All India Trade Unions participate in a rally in support of a one day countrywide strike, in Hyderabad
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    Members of the All India Trade Unions participate in a rally in support of a one-day countrywide strike, in Hyderabad
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    A labourer rests on luggage push carts parked in a market street during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms, in Secunderabad
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    Buses are parked at a bus depot during a nationwide strike called by 10 major trade unions over wages and economic reforms, in Secunderabad
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    A protester halts an auto during All India Strike called by Left parties and Trade unions in Bhubaneswar on Friday
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    A view of empty road and closed shops during a nationwide strike called by trade unions against the central government in Agartala on Friday
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    Left party members protesting at railway station while blocking a train during All India Strike called by trade unions in Bhubaneswar on Friday
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About The Gallery

Public sector workers went on strike across India protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans for greater privatisation and a proposed minimum wage hike they say is inadequate. Here are pictures courtesy AFP/PTI

First Published: 02 September, 2016 15:25 IST