Deogarh: Normal life was paralysed in Deogarh on Monday due to the dawn-to-dusk bandh, which was observed by the district Congress demanding declaration of the entire district as drought-hit.
Commercial establishment and shops have downed shutters, and vehicles were off the roads.
Activists of the district Congress staged protests in front of government offices.
Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) also joined Congress in observing the bandh.
The district administration deployed adequate number of police forces to maintain law and order situation.