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The Economic Times | Bharat Bandh: Protests erupt strike across India on April 2, 2018.

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Bharat Bandh: Protests erupt across India - Strike across India

Apr 02, 2018, 02.04 PM IST

Strike across India

Strike across India

A number of Dalit organizations are holding strike across India today to protest against alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act.
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Bike set on fire

Bike set on fire

A bike set on fire by a group of protesters during 'Bharat Bandh' call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Act, in Ghaziabad.
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​Protesters block railway track

​Protesters block railway track

Protesters squatted on tracks in several places outside Delhi, stopping trains, including the Dehradun Express and the Ranchi Rajdhani, to enforce an all India shutdown against the dilution of the SC/ST Act.
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​Train services disrupted

​Train services disrupted

Services were disrupted when a mob arrived at the Ghaziabad yard around 10 am today. Many trains were stopped ahead of Ghaziabad in Meerut and Modinagar.
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People protest in Amritsar

People protest in Amritsar

Security has been stepped up in Punjab even as schools are closed and buses off the road. CBSE has decided to postpone all Class 12 and 10 examinations scheduled in Punjab.
In pic: People stage protest during 'Bharat Bandh' in Amritsar.
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Curfew in Madhya Pradesh

Curfew in Madhya Pradesh

Curfew has been imposed in four regions of Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior district to check law and order situation in view of Dalits protest in the area.
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Police fires tear gas shells

Police fires tear gas shells

Police personnel fire tear gas shells to disperse the protestors during 'Bharat Bandh' in Ranchi.
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​Stone pelting in Ranchi

​Stone pelting in Ranchi

Financial capital Mumbai has been largely remains unaffected by Dalits strike.
In pic: Police personnel patrol the site of stone pelting near Women’s College Science Block during 'Bharat Bandh' in Ranchi.
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Dispersing protesters

Dispersing protesters

Train movement was stopped by protesters in Jaipur.
In pic: Police personnel try to disperse the protesters who were trying to block the railway track during 'Bharat Bandh' call by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Act, in Ghaziabad.
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Damaged cars

Damaged cars

Rajasthan’s Barmer witnessed violent protests as cars and property have been damaged.
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ANI