Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Athagarh, Nov 19:

Various parties and organisations today observed a 12-hour bandh in Athagarh over the recent attack on a journalist allegedly by BJD workers and deteriorating law and order situation here.


The bandh call was given by BJP, Congress and several other local organisations. They have demanded immediate arrest of those involved in the attack.

Activists of the parties and organisations staged road blockade at different places disrupting vehicular movement. Shops and business establishments also remained closed due to the bandh, sources said.