Bharat bandh fails to evoke any response in Sikkim

Schools and colleges in the state remianed open and vehicles were seen plying as usual on the roads, officials said.

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012, 12:48 PM IST

Gangtok: The BJP and other opposition parties called Bharat Bandh to protest the diesel price hike, cap of subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in multi brand retail failed to evoke any response in Sikkim on Thursday.

Schools and colleges in the state remianed open and vehicles were seen plying as usual on the roads, officials said.

Government offices, banks and markets are also open, they said.
Reports from the districts also said that the bandh failed to evoke any response as schools, colleges, offices and markets remained open.

PTI