Malkangiri: The Congress is today observing a 12-hour bandh in Kalimela of Odisha’s Malkangiri district alleging corruption in local tehsil office.
While shops and business establishments remained closed, vehicular movement to Motu and Malkangiri was badly affected in Kalimela due to the bandh, reports said.
Party workers staged road blockade at several places burning tyres.
Worth mentioning, hundreds of Congress activists had yesterday barged into Kalimela tehsil and detained the tehsildar and other staff.
They were later released after intervention of police and district administration.