Protests against the amendment to the SC/ST Act have erupted affected several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Three trains have been stopped in different areas in Bihar. Protest march were taken out in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi and Agra. A high alert has been announced in Madhya Pradesh even as security beefed up across 35 districts. Petrol pumps will remain closed today across Madhya Pradesh after Bharat Bandh was called by a raft of groups. The schools will remain close in one district.
Meanwhile, several social groups will take out a protest march in Noida on Thursday. There are reports of protest from Rajasthan’s Alwar.