Shimla: CPI-M and BJP has given a call for state bandh on July 5 in Himachal Pradesh against hike in prices of petroleum products by the Union Government.
CPI-M in it’s press statement said that a dawn to dusk hartal will be observed on 5th July to protest against the hike. The impact of hike would be more in Himachal Pradesh as transportation of goods is done by road in all corners of the state. The party had asked people to refrain from traveling on July 5 and have urged parents not to send children to school so as to avoid inconvenience.
The state unit of the BJP also have given a bandh call on the same day. However emergency services have been kept out of the purview and will not be disrupted.