12-hour Bamanghati bandh over district status for western Mayurbhanj hits life

Rairangpur: Life came to a standstill in Bamanghati Sub Division of Mayurbhanj district today following a 12-hour bandh observation by Kriyanusthan Committee pressing the government to upgrade western Mayurbhanj as a district.

The bandh observation which started at around 6am in the morning and will continue till 6pm witnessed deserted market places and closed shops starting from the morning.

The impact of the bandh was witnessed in at least seven blocks of the Bamanghati Sub Division where vehicular movement on the roads came to a grinding halt as bandh supporters resorted to picketing and road blockade by burning tyres.

The district administration has made ample security arrangements to maintain law and order situation in view of the bandh.

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