VJAS supports Bharat Bandh: Urged People to avoid traveling by Road and Rail on 5th July.
, 2nd July 2010 Nagpur
Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS) activist group working for 8 million cotton farmers and tribal of vidarbha region ,has come out in full support of the 24-hour nationwide shutdown (Bharat Bandh) called by India’s main Opposition parties on July 5 to protest price rise and on going very high inflation .
VJAS president Kishor Tiwari in a press release urged all people of vidarbha to avoid traveling by roan and rail as there by complete national highway blockade on National Highway No.6 Kolkatta –Muibai And National Highway No.7 Kanyakumari-Varanasi as both are passing through vidarbha and South-North East-West railying are passing through more than around 500 k.m. span which will blockade by the different places by activist group and political parties workers hence this appeal to all commuters.
“VJAS have been already fighting against these neo-liberal policies of UPA Govt. resulting being cotton farmers suicides, tribal malnutrition, price rise, unemployment, agrarian crisis. we supports the Bharat Bandh called by all apposition parties as if price rise was not enough, the working and middle classes received yet another blow from the Congress-led UPA government with the recent hike in fuel prices. This shutdown is the only way out to bring the insensitive government back to its senses,” Kishor Tiwari added.
“In order to protest against this unjustified hike in petroleum prices and the total ineptitude of UPA Government to address this problem, BJP President Nitin Gadkari has given a call for a Bharat Bandh on 5th July and supported by ShivSena ,third front and MNS and this will make history Meanwhile as all parties are united against wrong policies and malfunctioning UPA Govt.”Tiwari said.