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Sundargarh district BJPobserved a 7-hour bandh

Sundargarh:16/6/17; Protesting the hurling of eggs at Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram’s vehicle, the district BJP today observed a 7-hour bandh from 6 am to 1 pm in Odisha’s Sundargarh district.

Government offices, private institutions, shops and business establishments remained closed due to the bandh.

Similarly, vehicular movement was affected as BJP activists staged road blockade at College bypass, Tollgate bypass and Rani Bagicha here.

However, health and banking services were excluded from the ambit of the bandh.

The district unit of the saffron party is demanding arrest of the persons involved in the egg hurling incident under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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