Odisha: Demand for High Court Bench intensifies in Balangir
Balangir: The demand for the establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High court at Balangir has intensified as the District Bar Association shut down all the government offices, banks and insurances offices here on Wednesday.
The lawyers have called two-day bandh for government offices and banks for two days starting from today to press their longstanding demand. They have resorted on picketing and closure of all offices in the district headquarter town here.
However, vehicular traffic on the roads was normal here. Business establishments were not affected. Even, educational institutions were also opened.
The agitation has received support from several organisations in the district.
The Lawyers reiterated that the State government and the Centre must take immediate steps on their long-standing demand, failing which they warned of intensifying their movement in the coming days.