Who's behind Bharat Bandh? Bhim Army 'credits' social media for success, officials suspect greater influence
Was it Bhim Army, National Confederation for Dalit Organisations (NACDOR) or an unidentified Dalit youth, who first gave the call through a WhatsApp message for Bharat Bandh around a week ago?
Bharat Bandh 2018 updates: Death toll rises to 7, five killed in Madhya Pradesh alone; 448 protesters detained in UP
Protesters squatted on tracks in several places outside Delhi, stopping trains, including the Dehradun Express and the Ranchi Rajdhani, to enforce the Bharat Bandh against the dilution of the SC/ST Act, officials said.
Bharat Bandh LIVE updates: Protesters vandalise Meerut collectorate, torch vehicles in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur
Bharat Bandh was called by several Dalit groups on Monday. The Centre on Monday filed a review petition on the Supreme Court verdict on the SC/ST Act.