The opposition parties in the state like Congress, BJP, the Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress Party extended their support for bandh. The bandh call was given by 10 left parties in support of GHMc workers.
All shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed in some parts of the state and municipal workers and Left activists held rallies across in Hyderabad .
Police arrested the leaders of political parties when they tried to stop state government transport services.
Yesterday, Telangana government announced the hike the salaries by 47.05 per cent.