Odisha bandh Called by Congress, BJP hits normal life across state

Bhubaneswar: The state-wide bandh has been called by the Congress and BJP on Wednesday hits normal life across state. Both parties protesting over Kunduli rape victim’s death.

A day after the minor girl ended her life; Congress gave called for dawn-to-dusk bandh across the state, while the BJP announced its decision to observe a 12-hour strike from 6 AM to 6 PM.

Normal life has been affected during bandh in the state as both party workers of the city picketed and blocked roads at several important places.Police detain BJP leaders during hartal in Bhubaneswar. Elaborate security arrangements have also been made to avoid any untoward incident.