Seeking to broaden the stir, the Samyukta Kisan Morach (SKM) said it would hold a countrywide protest against the scheme on June 24.
The impact of the bandh, called by some organisations, was not seen in different commercial markets here, including Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, Palika Bazar and Khan Market.
The entire police force has to be on duty full time on Monday, the DGP said.
An official urged citizens to help police identify the anti-social elements engaged in the protests and also appealed to them to caution youngsters against demonstrations.
In the month of January, 25.19 lakh passengers availed the Metro and in the month of February, the figure rose to 31.86 lakh.
While a senior postal employee claimed that there were no complaints from public, the long queues and experience of visitors gave a contradictory picture.
While transport and high street life has hardly been affected, there has been heavy absenteeism in banks, leading to disruption of financial services.
Tourists stopped from travelling, many forced to cancel conferences, police book cases against rioters
A KSRTC bus driver and a conductor were attacked by a group of protesters near Pappanamcode.
Over 60 per cent of MTC buses in Chennai began plying on the second day of Bharat Bandh on Tuesday, according to representatives of trade unions.
Fruit vendors, merchants and general public affected by the two-day nationwide stir
The bandh called to protest the anti-people policies of the Centre saw shops and business establishments downing shutters, while most private buses went off the road.
Taxis, autorickshaws, KSRTC and private buses remain off the road | Shops stay shuttered
“No leave of any kind shall be sanctioned for government employees unless due to unavoidable reasons,” Chief Secretary V P Joy said in the order invoking dies non.
There was anger and annoyance as the first day of strike brought Kerala to a stop. People were seen stuck at many places.
It is often repeated that ‘you know nothing about this party’ whenever a discussion about the tactics and policies of CPM comes up.
While the lives of commoners came to a halt following the 48-hour national strike, there are a few pockets in Ernakulam district that stood resilient against the shutdown.
Normal life affected across state | KSRTC runs only emergency services | Panchayat secy attacked in Kothamangalam | Several shops closed forcibly
Passengers at Baramunda bus stand were stranded for at least two to three hours as buses remained off the road affecting public transport.
With fewer buses on the road, commuters of all sorts find it hard to reach their destinations, forcing to them to hire autos, cabs, minivans at higher fares