Law  Kumar Mishra

Patna: There are differences among the three partners of the Grand Alliance government in Bihar on the issue of Bharat bandh on Monday. The JD(U) has decided to keep itself away from the bandh, the RJD will join to make it a success. The Congress too has abstained from the Bharat bandh.
RJD president Lalu Prasad talked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on November 27 on bandh issue and sought Congress’ support to the bandh call. Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee president and education minister Ashok Chaudhury called on Lalu on November 27 to inform him about the party’s decision against joining the bandh.
The BJP president Amit Shah praised Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for his support to demonetisation and opposition to Bharat
bandh. Union food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who is also president of Lok Janshakti Party, also hailed Nitish for supporting the PM’s decision to ban high denomination currency notes and declining to join the Bharat bandh. Nitish has taken a  bold step, he said.
The Left parties  have asked their workers to make the bandh a success. Members of the trade unions of the bank employees are also
supporting the bandh. Flags of different trade unions of left parties have been put on all major roads and buildings asking people to
support the Bharat bandh. However, the porters union at Patna junction will not join the bandh.

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