Whether this Nation wide Strike become successful in forcing the Govt. to reduce fuel prices or not, but something eventful has already happened already. "Bharat Bandh" - the hindi term for India Strike has topped the twitter trending topics lists. Well, this is power you see - power of 1 billion bored Indians :-).
You can see the action for yourself live at: twitter.com/search?q=Bharat+Bandh. And the tweets on this page refresh real fast. Indian discussions have been on the twitter trending lists in the past too but none have topped the list ever which clearly shows the impact of the Country wide strike on the people in India, most of whom have chosen to stay back at their homes.
However, people in other countries are really puzzled about this "Bharat Bandh" topic in the twitter trending list as we can see from this tweet: