Patna: Aiming to mobilise support for its
state-wide bandh tomorrow against escalating prices of
essential commodities, Rashtriya Janata Dal on Wednesday brought out
torchlight and motorbike processions in the busy localities of
the state capital.
Hundreds of party activists rode on motorcycles and
visited various key marketing centres in the state capital
seeking people`s support for tomorrow`s bandh.
State RJD president Ramkripal Yadav and General Secretary
Ramkripal Yadav participated in the procession.
Later in the evening, torchlight processions were taken
out in the market places to drum up support from traders for
The bandh has been called by RJD chief Lalu Prasad
against alleged failure of the central and state governments
to rein in skyrocketing prices of essential commodities.