About 200 million people in India are taking part in a nationwide two-day strike at the call of a number of national trade unions and left-wing movements, Times of India reported.
About 200 million people take part in India nationwide strike
Protesters block the railways and highways in a number of regions of the country.
The strike may affect the work of urban, intercity and railway transport, the banking sector, insurance companies, and telecommunications. In some areas, schools and other educational institutions are being closed. Many shops and offices are closed in some cities.