The Mahagathbandhan today called for a Bihar bandh over the incident of violence with opposition MLAs of policemen who entered the house following a commotion in the Assembly over the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill. Protest leaders and activist leaders have been protesting on the road since four o’clock in the morning. The road is being jammed.
On the other hand, the opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has alleged that for the first time in the history of Vidhan Sabha in Bihar, MLAs were beaten up and instead of taking action on the guilty officers they are being protected. All opposition parties have declared Bihar bandh. Learn live update of the moment-to-moment event here.
Bihar bandh 26 March 2021 live updates:
RJD leaders and workers blocked road on reverse bridge in Bhagalpur
During the Bihar bandh on the call of the Leader of Opposition and RJD leader Tejashwi, the RJD district president and other leaders and workers in Bhagalpur closed the market. Meanwhile, the Mahagathbandhan activists protested during the Bihar bandh at Station Chowk. On the opposite bridge, RJD leaders and activists protested by blocking the road.
Mahagathbandhan activists staged road protests in Madhepura and Saharsa
The grand alliance activists staged a road blockade at Karpoori Chowk in Madhepura today after Tejashwi called for a Bihar bandh over the incident of the Bihar Police Special Armed Police Bill for assaulting opposition legislators with policemen in the assembly. On the other hand, Mahagathbandhan activists shouted anti-government slogans at Shankar Chowk in Saharsa. During this period, Mahagathbandhan activists including RJD district president Tahir, Congress district president Vidyanand Mishra, RJD leader Chhatri Yadav, Dhanik Lal Mukhiya, Ajay Singh Bablu, Rajan Anand, Shankar, Gautam Krishna were present.
RJD activists jammed Gandhi Chowk in Banka
In Banka, RJD workers blocked the city’s Gandhi Chowk. On the other hand, in Jamui, the RJD has blocked the truck at Jammu’s Kachari Chowk. Gradually, crowds of pro-Mahagathbandhan activists are gathering on the streets. The sporadic effect of the band is visible. Due to road jam, queues of vehicles have started appearing on both sides.
Bandh supporters on the streets in Patna
In Bihar’s capital Patna, bandh supporters have descended on the streets over the Bihar bandh. The road has been blocked by fire on the road. There is a long queue of vehicles on the roads. On the other hand, RJD activists shouted slogans against Nitish Kumar. At the same time, all the roads entering the city of Jehanabad were blocked from 4 o’clock in the morning. RJD workers came down the road shortly before 4 in the morning.
Impact of bandh seen in Saharsa
The incident in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, in protest against the Special Armed Police Bill and agrarian legislation, is seeing the effect of the shutdown on Friday. The bandh includes RJD, Left parties and other parties. Bihar bandh has been called by the Rashtriya Janata Dal to protest against the incident in the Bihar Legislative Assembly. At the same time, Bharat Bandh of farmer organizations has also got the support of RJD and other organizations. The bandh supporters blocked the various square intersections from eight in the morning. Close the shops. The bandh includes RJD District President Mo Tahir, Dhanik Lal Mukhiya, Ajay Kumar Singh Bablu, Lalan Yadav, Vicky Ram, Kundan Yadav, Gautam Krishna, Suman Singh, Bharat Yadav among others.
21 cases against Tejashwi, Tej, registered for attempted murder in non-bailable section
Let us know that in the past, against RJD on March 23 against unemployment, inflation and corruption, Tejashwi in the commotion and stone pelting case, against Tejar, including 21, a serious case of attempt to murder in the non-public section has also been included. The FIR lodged in Kotwali on the statement of Danapur magistrate Pratima Gupta posted at Dakbangla in connection with obstructing government work, vandalizing, assaulting and killing, also includes serious sections like attempt to murder. In the FIR, 22 nominees, including Tejashwi, and others have been charged. These include many sitting and sitting MLAs.
Bandh supporters jammed since 4 in the morning
From this morning, the bandh supporters blocked all the roads entering the city of Jehanabad from 4 o’clock in the morning. RJD workers came down the road shortly before 4 in the morning. Ghosi, Makhdumpur, Bihar Sharif, Rajgir, Gaya, Patna, Arwal have all been road jammed. RJD activists shouted slogans against Nitish Kumar.
Activist on the road calling for RJD’s Bihar shutdown
Activist on the call of Bihar Bandh of RJD on road, led by RJD state general cum mahua MLA Dr. Mukesh Roshan, jammed at many places including Gandhi Setu, Ramashish Chowk, Station Chowk, Gandhi Setu jammed, highway jam, different Slogans shouting slogans by arson at places, Mahua MLA who came to jam with hand injury, sloganeering RJD workers against Nitish Kumar.
Officership increased due to attitude of providing protection to guilty officers: Tejashwi
Tejashwi asked the media at 10, Circular Road in connection with the incident in the assembly whether sloganeering, protests or even going to the posture in the House were the first time. In the year 1974, the House was run by the Socialist members of the opposition sitting on the chair of the Speaker. In 1986, there was a three-day sit-in demonstration under the leadership of Leader of Opposition, Jananayak Karpoorji. Nitishji was also a member of the House at that time. But, this was the first time such an orgy of police in Vidhan Sabha and Vail. He alleged that bureaucracy has increased due to the attitude of giving protection to the guilty officers. Tejashwi said that we have footage of more than 200 policemen and administrative officers. We have marked everyone. It also alleged that Bihar Police has now become JDU Police. But he should understand that we are not BJP people who will tolerate police atrocities quietly. He called for the Bihar bandh on Friday, 26 March.
CPI-ML appealed to the people of the state to make Bihar bandh historic
The CPI-Male has appealed to the people of the state to historicize the Bihar bandh of the grand alliance on March 26 against the alleged misconduct of the legislators in the assembly. Party politburo member Dhirendra Jha, senior male leader KD Yadav and MLA Satyadev Ram issued a joint press statement saying that Bharat Bandh has already been called against all three agricultural laws, privatization and four labor codes. Male is supporting her. Now Bihar will be closed against BJP-JDU’s efforts to harm democracy. Party spokesman Kumar Parvez told that the march will be out from GPO roundabout at 12 am in Patna on the day of the bandh. All district committees are engaged in making the bandh a success.
CPM appeals to make the bandh a success
The CPM has appealed to make Bihar Bandh a success today i.e. on 26 March in protest against the Central Agricultural Law and the Bihar Armed Police Act 2021. The party’s state secretary Awadhesh Kumar alleged that the government is bent on destroying farming and farmers. The BJP-JD (U) government of Bihar has abandoned its self-respect and the interests of the people of the state. It is said that agitational farmer organizations have jointly called for a Bharat Bandh on 26 March. Supporting the demands of the party, the party has appealed to its district committees and public organizations and the working people of Bihar to make the Bharat Bandh a success.