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Tag: 12 Hour Bandh

Residential School Shame: 12-hour bandh cripples normal life in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Normal life was affected as the Kandhamal Surakshya Abhiyan has been observing a 12-hour bandh in the district today in connection with an incident where a class VIII school girl delivered a baby at a residential school. The outfit demanded immediate release of compensation for the kin of the schoolgirl and demanded resignation of […]

Dawn-to-dusk bandh hits normal life in Talcher

Talcher: Normal life was affected in the town today as the Talcher Surakshya Samiti observed a 12-hour bandh over a four-point charter of demands. As per reports, members of the outfit staged a ‘rail roko’ agitation from early morning today as a result of which rail services were disrupted. Besides, vehicular traffic came to a […]

Normal life hit in Padmapur as bandh observed over district status demand

Bargarh: Normal life has been affected in Padmapur sub-division of the district due to a 12-hour bandh called by Sachetan Nagarik Manch demanding district status demand for Padmapur today. According to sources, 32 other associations have extended their support towards the shutdown. Local residents alleged that the district administration has been neglecting the region as […]

12-hour Sindhekela bandh over demand of district status to Titlagarh

Titlagarh: A 12-hour bandh has been called by locals in Sindhekela today demanding block status to the sub-district and district status to Titlagarh. The bandh called by the traders’ association was joined by various groups and later a rally was conducted in the village following which all schools, banks and offices remained closed. According to […]

BJP’s 12-hr bandh cripples normal life

Sundergarh: Normal life has been paralysed in Bonai block of the district today following a 12-hour bandh called by BJP over six-point charter of demands. According to sources, members of the saffron party staged the shutdown to press for six-point charter of demands. They demanded that the State government should declare Bonai block completely drought […]

Dawn-to dusk bandh in Titlagarh for district status

Titlagarh: A dawn-to dusk bandh demanding district status for Titlagarh in Bolangir district crippled normal life in the town today. The 12-hour bandh from 6 am to 6 pm was called by Titlagarh Zilla Kriyanusthan Committee. Shops, business establishments, government and non-government institutions remained closed. Vehicular movement also came to a standstill due to the […]

BJP observes 12-hour bandh demanding sub-division status for Soro

Normal life was affected at various places in Soro today after the district unit of BJP observed a 12-hour bandh demanding sub-division status for the Soro-Simulia block.The bandh was observed from morning 6 am to 6 pm.

12-hour bandh disrupts normal life in G.Udaygiri

Kandhamal: Normal life has been adversely affected due to a 12-hour bandh called by Kuidina Manch in G Udaygiri of Kandhamal district today. The Manch has given the dawn-to-dusk bandh call on a three point charter of demands including immediate arrest of the accused in the murder of one Deshant Pradhan of Kumbharkumpa village . […]

12-hour Angul bandh over failing medical services

Angul: Normal life was affected following a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Angul Janajiban Suraksha Samiti in the district today. The outfit is observing the bandh to press for fulfillment of its four point charter of demands, including upgradation of the Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) into a super speciality hospital. The other demands […]

12-hr bandh observed in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Taking up various issues of farmers and displaced families, the Congress Nabarangpur district unit observed a 12-hour bandh in Khatiguda of Nabarangpur district on Saturday. Normal life was adversely affected as families displaced by Khatiguda watershed project and several traders’ associations supported the bandh. They alleged that the State Government has remained indifferent towards […]

Toll protest: 12-hr Sambalpur bandh on April 2

Sambalpur: Residents of Sambalpur have called for a 12-hour Sambalpur  bandh on April 2 protesting toll collection at Nuakhurigan toll plaza on the recently-inaugurated Sambalpur-Rourkela Biju Expressway. Educational institutions, emergency services, milk van, vehicles carrying patients and students will be exempted from purview of the bandh, said Convenor of National Highway Users’ Association, Satyanarayan Panda. […]

Toll protest: 12-hour bandh begins in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Normal life was thrown out of gear on Saturday following a 12-hour bandh that is being observed in Sundergarh district against the collection of toll tax on the Biju Expressway, between Sambalpur and Rourkela. The Sundergarh Nagarik Committee has given a 12-hour-bandh call which has been supported by the district lawyers’ association. All the […]

Traders observe 12-hr bandh protesting growing crime rates in Balasore

Balasore: Protesting the spurt in crime incidents in Balasore town and the lack of security measures by police, the Trade Union Association Committee here is observing a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh from 6 am to 6 pm today. The association members informed that all the shops and other business establishments are closed. Normal life has been […]

BJP observes 12-hour bandh in G Udaygiri

Kandhamal: The BJP resorted to a 12-hour bandh in G Udaygiri of Kandhamal district today pressing for a 14-point charter of demands, including sub-division status to the town. Protesting negligence on the part of the State government and its apathetic attitude towards various problems in the town, the BJP is observing the dawn-to-dusk bandh. While […]

Devotees stranded in Konark due to 12-hr bandh

Konark: While the 12-hour Odisha bandh and hartal protesting Kunduli suicide has crippled normal life across the State, thousands of devotees, who had come to Chandrabhaga near Konark in Puri district to take a holy dip in the sea on Magha Saptami, are facing the brunt of the shutdown. The devotees from various places across […]

Kosal State Coordination Committee to observe 12-hr bandh on Nov 24

Balangir: The Kosal State Coordination Committee has called for a 12-hour bandh on November 24 in Bolangir and Sonepur districts, as part of its long standing demand for formation of a separate Koshal State. It was decided in a meeting held today at M B Dharamsala here. According to sources, in the first phase the […]

12-hr bandh cripples normal life in Aska

Aska: Normal life was thrown out of gear in various parts of Aska in Ganjam district as lawyers observed a dawn-to-dusk bandh demanding sub-division status to the town. As part of their protest, the lawyers under the banner of the Lawyers Association and Kriyanusthan Committee staged a road blockade at Badanadi and Rusikulya bridges on […]

12-hour Mayurbhanj bandh cripples normal life

Baripada: Normal life was severely hit in various parts of Mayurbhanj district including the district headquarters due to a 12-hour bandh observed by various organisations and political parties in protest against delay in admission to Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College here. The activists of district Congress, CPI, CPM and district bar association took to the […]

Rairakhol protest
Women take up cudgels to revive piped water project in Rairakhol

Rairakhol: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Rairakhol of Sambalpur district today due to a 12-hour bandh called by the Maa Lakshmi Pratibeshi Mahila Samiti demanding completion of a piped water supply project. Shops were shut and vehicular traffic was disrupted due to the dawn-to-dusk bandh in the town. Residents of Rairakhol and […]

Japanese Encephalitis: Tribal body resorts to 12-hr Malkangiri bandh

Malkangiri: Protesting the failure of the State Government in curbing the spread of the Japanese Encephalitis (JE), the Zilla Adivasi Samaj Mahasangh resorted to a 12-hour Malkangiri bandh today affecting normal life in the district. While vehicular movements on the roads have been disrupted, shops and other business establishments have remained close. Members of the […]

12-hour Udala bandh hits normal life

Baripada: Protesting the deteriorating law and order situation and the inaction of police in the locality, the Udala Banika Sangha of Mayurbhanj district observed a 12-hour bandh today affecting the normal life. As part of the protest, members of the body staged picketing and road blockades at various places in the town. Bus service was […]

12-hour bandh observed for medical college at Kesinga

Phulbani: Demanding establishment of the proposed medical college at Kesinga in Kalahandi district, local youths resorted to a 12-hour bandh today. Members of the Kesinga Youth Association staged road blockade by burning tyres and picketing at various places. Normal life was affected as bus service on various routes, including Bolangir, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur from Bhawanipatna […]

Supporters, opponents clash during Koshal bandh

Sambalpur: Opponents and supporters of a separate Koshal State clashed violently here on Friday after the latter detained the Sambalpur-Puri Intercity Express during the 12-hour bandh called in the western Odisha. The incident occurred when protesters squatted on the rail tracks and didn’t allow the Sambalpur-Puri Intercity Express to leave the station early in the […]

12-hr bandh affects life in Banki

Cuttack: The 12-hour Banki bandh called by locals protesting against the students’ clash that took place at the Banki Autonomous College on August 22 affected normal life in the town today. Shops and other business establishments remained closed while vehicles stayed off the roads in the locality. At some places, people staged road blockade by […]

Farmers’ body observes 12-hour bandh in Birmaharajpur

Birmaharajpur: Krushak Bikash Parishad, a farmers’ body, is observing a 12-hour bandh at Birmaharajpur in Subarnapur district today to protest against the non-payment of input subsidy and crop insurance dues to farmers who suffered crop loss in last year’s drought. The dawn-to-dusk bandh has disrupted normal life in the town as workers of the Praishad […]