School students stage road blockade against stoppage of bus service in Keonjhar

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Anandpur: Hundreds of students of different schools at Kasia village under Serenda panchayat in Keonjhar district took to streets on Saturday demanding bus service to their respective schools.

The agitating students sat on a dharna on road near Serenda disrupting vehicular movement between Bhadrasahi and Barbil.

The students demanded immediate restoration of bus service that has been stopped by the Mesco Steel that had been providing bus service to students as part of the periphery development scheme.

The teachers, parents and family members of the striking students supported the protest and have also threatened to join the protest in the days to come if their demand is not sorted out by Mesco Steel at the earliest.

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