Chakka Jam Across Bihar
A statewide chakka jam was held across Bihar on 18 February 2021 in respinse to the call given by AIKSCC for a countrywide chakka jam in support of the ongoing farmers' struggle. The demands made through the chakka jam are: repeal of the 3 farm laws, withdrawal of Electricity Bill 2020, guarantee of MSP and arrest of RSS-Bajrang Dal members who attacked farmers sitting on dharna at Muzaffarpur.
At Ara in Bhojpur hundreds of activists led by CPIML leader and AIKM National Council member Raju Yadav blocked the Sasaram-Patna Intercity Express. RYA-AISA leaders Shivprakash Ranjan, Sabir Kumar and Pappu Kumar also led the protest. Thirteen persons including Raju Yadav were arrested by the GRP Thana. State Secretary Kunal strongly condemned the arrest of kisan-student-youth leaders. The protesters remained firm on not paying a fine.
Rail traffic was stopped at Patna Junction Platform No. 1. Defying police obstruction a meeting was held in the station complex led by AIKM, AIARLA and other farmers' organization leaders Rajendra Patel, Manikant Thakur and others. A meeting was also held at the Patna Secretariat Halt. Protests were also held at Bihata Station and Masaurhi Station led by Rajesh Gupta and Kripa Narayan Singh.
Rail traffic was obstructed and a protest meeting held at Jehanabad led by Ramadhar Singh. Protest meetings were also held at Shekhpura, Nawada, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, Lalganj Station and rail traffic obstructed at various places led by Jitendra Yadav, Vishveshwar Yadav, Ramchandra Rai and Dr Prema Devi. Farmers held dharnas at various Blocks in Bxar District. The dharna at Dhansoi Block was led by AIKM leader Alakh Narayan Chaudhuri.