A 2-year-old girl has reportedly died in Bihar’s Jehanabad after the vehicle that was carrying her to a hospital got stuck during the Bharat Bandh protests. According to reports, the girl was ill with severe breathing problems and her parents were rushing her to the Jehanabad civil hospital.
#BREAKING — #BharatBandh: 2-year-old girl died as the vehicle carrying her to Bihar’s Jehanabad civil hospital got stuck in road blockade by Bandh supporters. Her parents said if they were allowed to move ahead, their daughter’s life could have been saved | @prabhakarjourno pic.twitter.com/CJWTzikl8l
— News18 (@CNNnews18) September 10, 2018
Several cities in Bihar are witnessing massive protests and ruckus created by political parties supporting the nation-wide Bharat Bandh today. In Patna, workers of Jan Adhikar Party have reportedly vandalised vehicles, and disrupted roadways and railway transport in the region.
In Mumbai and Pune too. MNS workers have reportedly vandalised several vehicles and disrupted traffic in the cities. Union Minister Ravi Shankar prasad has condemned the incident and stated that everyone has the right to protest but damaging public properties and putting lives at risk is wrong.