Maoists put up posters across Odisha seeking support for Bharat bandh

Bolangir: Posters were put up by Maoists at several places across the State ahead of their call for Bharat bandh from January 25 to January 31. The posters were found pasted at several places in Bolangir and Malkangiri districts today.

In Bolangir, the posters were found in Karlamal village under Khaprakhole block. The group have called for Bharat bandh protesting against the oppressive policies of the Centre and the Odisha government. The Bolangir-Bargarh-Mahasamund division of Maoists group reportedly pasted the posters announcing the bandh and have sought support from the people, sources added.

Similar posters seeking support for the nation-wide bandh were also found at Sarukabandh in Chitrakonda of Malkangiri district. The posters urged the people to observe the seven-day bandh from January 25 till January 31, sources said.