The CPI on Friday appealed to appeal to support the Bandh called by trade unions and farmers, against the economic policies of the BJP-led NDA government.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi supported the Trade Unions Bandh, call given by 10 biggest trade unions in the country. Rahul Gandhi condemned the Modi government for anti-people and anti-labour policies.
Police in Andhra Pradesh arrested the leaders of Left parties and Trade Unions as they tried to stop state-owned buses as a part of a nationwide strike. Protesters were arrested in Vijayawada, Vizag, Ongole, Kadapa and other places when they tried to stop buses coming out from the depots.