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Rail, road traffic hit in Bihar during shutdown

IANS  |  Patna 

Rail and road traffic was hit across on Monday due to a nationwide shutdown called by the against the hike in fuel prices.

The shutdown is being supported by the opposition Rashtryia Janata Dal (RJD), Left Parties and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).

Hundreds of and other opposition parties leaders and workers took to the streets since early Monday in different parts of

Over a dozen long route trains were halted at Patna, Gaya, Bhojpur, Jehanabad, and railway stations.

At several places, the activists were seen burning tyres on roads to protest.

They also raised slogans against the and and Chief Minister

Additional security have been deployed all across the state to maintain law and order.

However, no untoward incident was reported anywhere.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 09:10 IST
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