The Congresss Party has called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday. Here's all you need to know Why the bharat bandh? The Congress says rising fuel prices and excise duties on petrol and diesel in states is the main reason. The Bandh will be in effect on Monday, the 10th of September from 9 am to 3 pm. Congress has however assured all steps will be taken so that people don't face any inconvenience. Apart from the Congress, the SP, DMK, RJD, JD(S)and the NCP have extended their support. The Left and Trinamool Congress have for separate protests. With several regional parties coming together, the strike will be observed in Maharashtra, Bihar Karnataka, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. The Opposition has appealed Shiv Sena, to back the Bandh against rising prices. Uddhav-led Sena took jibes at the BJP with posters mocking the promise of 'achhe din'.