New Delhi: Delhiites could face some
hardships in reaching their destinations tomorrow as the
workers of opposition parties, including the Left and BJP,
plan to block traffic in several parts of the city as part of
their `Bharat Bandh` against price rise.
The four Left parties -- CPI(M), CPI, RSP and Forward
Bloc -- will organise a protest demonstration at the busy ITO
Chowk, which connects east Delhi with the heart of the
The Left parties will be joined by Samajwadi Party,
Telugu Desam, JD(S), BJD, AIADMK and INLD in other parts of
The Left parties will be organising protests at nine
places in the capital while there will be three demonstrations
in Ghaziabad and one in Noida. Out of the total 13
demonstrations by the Left, three will be organised by CPI(M)
BJP will also organise protests across the city. In the
main protest in Chandni Chowk, BJP president Nitin Gadkari
and Rajnath Singh will take part.
Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta meanwhile appealed to
managements to keep their schools closed tomorrow and
requested parents not to send their children to schools.
"All shops will remain closed and only emergency services
are exempt from the strike," Gupta said.