BJP members including the workers of the party’s women wing picketed at Palabani Chhak on National Highway-49 in Baripada disrupting traffic movement on the route. The BJP supporters also stopped vehicles at Udala, Karanjia and Rairangpur.
Baripada: Alleging lackadaisical approach by the Odisha government and forest department, the Bhanja Sena, a local outfit on Wednesday is observing nine-hour Mayurbhanj shutdown in protest against the government’s failure in gaining control over the forest flames in Similipal biosphere reserve for over a fortnight. The impact of the bandh has been felt across the […]
Mayurbhanj: Demanding district status for the western Mayurbhanj members of the Kriyanushthan Committee have been observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh in seven blocks of Bamanghati today. Members of the outfit were seen picketing on highways and in front of government offices from early this morning. Normal life came to a grinding halt at Bijatala, Rairangpur, Bisoi, […]
Mayurbhanj: Normal life has been adversely affected in various places of Baripada and other blocks of the district today due to a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh observed by BJP members protesting cancellation of North Orissa University as UPSC coaching centre and non-fulfilment of vacant doctor posts in the district. Besides government and private offices, shops and […]
Mayurbhanj: Demanding fulfilment of long standing three-point charter of demands, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is observing a 12-hour bandh in Mayurbhanj district. The district lawyers’ body has also extended its support to the bandh. Mahesh Hembram, President of Odisha unit of JMM, stated, “The bandh is being observed to press for the establishment of […]
Normal life was thrown out of gear in Mayurbhanj district on Monday as members of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), BJP, Bhanja Sena, District Bar Association and some other local organisations observed a bandh demanding a centrally-sponsored medical college in the district