The UDF hartal earlier scheduled on October 13 has been postponed to October 16. The decision has been taken in view of FIFA Under 17 World cup football being held at Kochi. The hartal will be held from 6 am to 6 pm.
The Congress-led opposition UDF has called for a hartal in Kerala on October 13. The harthal will be held to protest against the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and rise in fuel prices.
UDF chairman and state opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said that there had been demands from various quarters and criticism for giving a hartal call on October 13 when an international football event would be held.