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As many as 26 buses were damaged due to stone pelting on Day 2 of Bharat Bandh.
Stones were pelted at school buses in Howrah district. Similar incidents were reported on Tuesday as well. There were similar incidents of stone pelting in other parts of the state too.
In Bengaluru, many BMTC buses remained off the road.
In 2018, hartals claimed 97 working days in Kerala.
While business establishments had shut shop in cities such as Hassan, Tumakuru and Kalaburagi, they resumed their activities in the second half of the day.
One of the major demands put forth by the protesters is to include enactment of the Social Security Act and setting of a minimum wage of Rs 24,000 for unorganised transport workers.
MP Minister PC Sharma said that cases registered against government employees and even journalists during 15 years of BJP regime will be withdrawn.
Withdraw Bharat Bandh cases: Mayawati threatens to end ties with Congress-governments in Rajasthan, MP
She said the cases against the innocent people were framed out of political and caste considerations in UP and other BJP-ruled states including MP and Rajasthan, which were previously under the BJP.
Azad said on Thursday in Muzaffarnagar that scores of Dalit and Bhim Army leaders were booked for various crimes including vandalism, violence and arson during April 2 Bharat Bandh.
In poll-bound Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior-Chambal region, Rahul Gandhi raises issue of Rohith Vemula's suicide
The region, which saw major caste violence during the April 2 Bharat Bandh, saw Rahul raise the issue of Dalit scholar Rohit Vemula’s suicide.