Dec 22: The continued strikes in bordering Indian states have badly affected the transportation and economic activities of the country.
Bhutanese have been facing the burnt of strike in Assam shortly after one ended in Gorkhaland. Assam had experienced similar strike some weeks ago as well.
The latest strike called for Monday and Tuesday has turned Gelephu-Samdrup Jongkhar-Phuentsholing highway completely deserted the road.
Due to the 24-hour strike called by armed groups operating in the states, many vehicles have been stranded in Gelephu.
On the other hand, Bhutanese are also facing troubles due to strike in West Bengal called by anti-Gorkhaland movement groups. The strike in Gorkhaland was called on the eve of tripartite talks between the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, the central and the state government of Bengal.