Trade unions strike begins; banking, transport affected


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With autos and taxis off the roads and buses packed to capacity, commuters in Kanpur, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and Jaipur (Rajasthan) had a harrowing time as the two-day nationwide strike called by various trade unions began Wednesday.
Normal life was disrupted across Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan of the two-day shut down. City roads in the state capital wore a deserted look as 250 city buses pulled out of regular services and took part in the Shutdown. Auto rickshaws also kept off the roads. With the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) employees taking part in the strike, the 10,000-odd government-run buses too stayed off the roads.
The shutdown was total in, Jaipur Kanpur, Lucknow, Major markets in the cites were deserted, and operations at post offices and state-run banks were disrupted.
Protester (Byte in Hindi)
"11 unions of all over India held a nationwide strike. We have done strike as we are fed up with the government's indifferent attitude towards us," News Agency : News Point TV
Shooting Location : Kanpur, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India) , Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)
Publishing Time: 22nd February, 2013
Length: 9::12
Video Size : 783.8 MB
Language : Hindi

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