Images: India comes to a halt due to 'Bharat Bandh'

 

Police detain activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party during a protest in Mumbai. AP

 

TDP activists carry a caricature of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with the words “the blood suckers are not human beings but devils” during a protest at a bus station in Hyderabad. AP

 

BJP activists shout slogans as they burn tires during a nationwide strike in Jammu. AP

 

Protestors burn effigies representing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. Naresh Sharma/ Firstpost

 

Samajwadi Party activists hold party flags and block a railway track during a protest in Allahabad. AP

 

BJP leaders protest against government policies in Delhi. Naresh Sharma/ Firstpost

 

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad takes part in a bicycle rally during the "Bharat bandh" called to protest against FDI in retail and fuel price hike, in Patna. PTI

 

A man rests in a shop with shutters half closed during a nationwide strike in New Delhi. AP

 

Activists of Samajwadi Party enact hanging during a protest against FDI in retail in Varanasi. PTI

 

A view of a deserted street during opposition-sponsored "Bharat bandh" called to protest against FDI in retail and price hike of diesel in Kolkata. PTI

 


Published Date: Sep 20, 2012 03:50 pm | Updated Date: Sep 20, 2012 03:57 pm