Visuals: Here’s what Mumbai witnessed during Bharat Bandh

Visuals: Here's what Mumbai witnessed during Bharat Bandh
Visuals from Mumbai during Bharat Bandh

The Rahul Gandhi-led Indian National Congress (INC) called for a nationwide protest on Monday to protest against the recent hike in fuel prices.

In Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), along with a dozen other smaller factions, joined Congress in its attempt to pull up the Narendra Modi-led central government for the recent hikes.

Incidentally, the price of petrol and diesel was hiked by Rs 0.23, to Rs 88.12 and Rs 77.32 per litre respectively, in Mumbai on the day of the bandh.

Here’s a summary of everything that transpired in Mumbai from morning till 3 pm today.

Shops in Dadar remain shut due to weekly off, hawkers fear backlash

MNS workers protest at DN Nagar metro station, disrupt services

Senior Congress leaders, including Ashok Chavan and Sanjay Nirupam, stage rail roko at Andheri, get detained

MNS workers forcefully shut shops in Parel

Protest near Ghatkopar metro station affects traffic movement, security closes entry gate

14 instances of vandalism targeting BEST buses reported till noon

Protestors block road at Deonar

Congress workers protest at Ghatkopar, several shops forced shut

Protest in Mulund’s main market area

Video of Congress workers ordering hawkers to close shops goes viral

BJP corporator’s office in Malad vandalised

Petrol pumps in Chembur, Santacruz, Andheri, Thane and several other areas forced shut

Protests at Western Express Highway, Borivali

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