Bharat Bandh protest: Heart of Delhi comes to standstill, arteries blocked

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Apr 02, 2018, 04:55 PM IST
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Traffic came to a standstill in the National capital's Connaught place during the "Bharat bandh" protest on Monday.


Over hundred people marched to the area protesting against the apex court's order on SC/ST Act.

The protesters blocked roads outside Mandi House metro station disrupting the traffic in Janpath, Barakhamba road, Mandhi House and other areas in Delhi.

An endless stretch of vehicles blocked the roads on Sansad Marg, from Patel Chowk to Jantar Mantar.


The commuters in Delhi NCR's Gurgaon and Noida also faced heavy traffic after 10 am.

The protest was organised by Dalit outfits against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act across the nation

The protest has led to the death of four persons.