BJP bandh over ration card irregularities affects life in Rayagada
Rayagada: Life in Rayagada district was seriously affected due to a 12-hour bandh called by the BJP today to protest against large scale irregularities in the distribution of ration cards under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Vehicular traffic was severely disrupted while shops and establishments remaining closed at various places like Gunupur, Ramanaguda, Padmapur, besides Rayagada town.
In Gunupur, BJP activists were seen picketing and staging a road blockade affecting vehicular movement from Gunupur to other places.
The protesters are demanding removal of ineligible beneficiaries from ration card list and inclusion of eligible beneficiaries.