The farmers protesting against the 3 controversial farm bills passed by the Centre earlier, this year, called for a nationwide shutdown, from 11 AM to 3 PM, on 8th December. The farmer unions termed today's bharat bandh as 'peaceful protest' that will not disrupt emergency services.

With support from political parties and trade organisations across the country, here's a glimpse of the ongoing protests and nationwide bandh.

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Source: Indian Express

Social activist, Anna Hazare, also observed a day-long hunger strike to support the agitating farmers.

Source: Indian Express

The Centre and the farmer unions are slated to hold the 6th round of talks tomorrow, 9th December, as previous discussions failed to end the deadlock.