Rayagada: A 12-hour bandh observed by the Muniguda Development Council demanding sub-division status to Muniguda in Odisha’s Rayagada district affected normal life here today.
While shops and business establishments remained closed, vehicular movement was hit due to the bandh.
Members of the council resorted to road blockade at entry points of the town. Hundreds of heavy vehicles remained stranded on road due to blockade by the agitators on Rayagada-Bhawanipatna and Bhawanipatna-Berhampur state highways.
They are also demanding notified area council (NAC) tag to Muniguda.