Agnipath: Struggle in 13 states, 1 killed, Bihar bandh announced today, Defense Minister’s important meeting.

Uttrakhand, India: Violent demonstrations have started across the country against the ‘Agneepath’ scheme related to army recruitment. The heat of violence has reached 13 states including UP, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan.

Most of the ruckus is being seen in Bihar and then in Uttar Pradesh.

Mobile internet service has been stopped for 48 hours in 12 districts of Bihar. Mobile internet as well as SMS service has been suspended for 24 hours in a district of Haryana.

At present, this fire of violence does not seem to be diminishing. Many student organizations in Bihar have called a statewide bandh today. Which has been supported by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Hindustan Awam Morcha (HAM) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP).

Meanwhile, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh is going to hold an important meeting today. The protest against the Agneepath scheme can also be included in the agenda of this meeting.

Demonstration from Delhi to Himachal

  • In Delhi too, AISA workers demonstrated at the Metro Gate of ITO on Friday.
  • Tires were burnt on National Highway-2 connecting Delhi to Kolkata in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  • In Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, youths preparing for army recruitment gathered and demanded to withdraw the plan.
  • National Highway was blocked in Haldwani, Uttarakhand. The protesters clashed with the police.
  •  A protester died in Telangana. 13 were injured. The train was torched at Secunderabad railway station. 30 were arrested.
  • In Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, Birla Nagar railway station was vandalized on Thursday and stones were pelted in Bhind-Indore-Ratlam Intercity and Bundelkhand-Express.
  • In the Cuttack district of Odisha, the protesters on the banks of the Mahanadi stormed the army recruitment camp.
  • The agitators were lathi-charged.

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