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8 crore traders on nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' strike

On Friday, over 8 crore traders across India are on strike and farmers may join 'Bharat Band'.

According to the report 'Bharat Band' by traders union are demanding a review of goods and services tax (GST). Traders on strike stated "the GST is much complicated, regressive and draconian.

From 40,000 business organisations more than 8 crore traders are on 'Bharat Bathe nationwide strike.”

Lakhs of truck drivers have also joined hands with traders to make the nationwide strike successful. Around 1 crore road transporters are participating in this strike as per the decision taken by the All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA).

The announcement of the 'Bharat Bandh' strike was made a day before. The AITWA is demanding an E-way bill system to replace e-invoice and also to reduce fuel price.

Sanyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) protesting farmers against the controversial three farm laws also extended support to the strike to put pressure on the central government.

However, beside 'Bharat Band' the essential commodities like medical Shops, vegetable shops, milk supply will be available around the clock.