Bisamcuttack: A 12-hour bandh called by the Bisamcuttack Nagarika Manch and local lawyers’ association affected normal life here in Odisha’s Rayagada district today.
The bandh is being observed demanding sub-division status for Bisamcuttack and establishment of sub-judge court here.
The agitators blocked road near the Block office here disrupting vehicular movement between Muniguda and Rayagada. Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the road, reports said.
Shops, business establishments, colleges and schools remained closed in view of the bandh, reports added.