Bihar bandh: Activists protest, disrupt traffic
Hindustan Times Delhi|January 29, 2022
PATNA: Protesters blocked roads, disrupted train services and carried out processions in Patna and other parts of Bihar on Friday during a bandh called by students' bodies against the alleged anomalies in the format of exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. More than 500 people, including RJD and Left party leaders, were briefly detained, police said.

A passenger train was set on fire and another was pelted with stones in Bihar on Republic Day as students took to the streets against the Railway Recruitment Board's Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB-NTPC) exam 2021. Students have been opposing a decision by the railways to hold the exam in two stages, claiming that the second stage is unfair to those who have cleared the first stage, results for which were released on January 15.

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