12-hour Bandh In Sindhekela Over Block Status; District Status To Titlagarh

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Titlagarh: Locals observed a 12-hour bandh in Sindhekela today demanding block status to the sub-district and district status to Titlagarh.

Various groups also joined the dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the traders’ association.

Educational institutions, banks, and offices remained closed because of the bandh. Commuters also faced a harrowing time as vehicular traffic stayed off the roads.

The protestors also conducted a rally to press for their demands.

On being asked, a protestor said, “We have been demanding district status to Titlagarh for the last 25 years. Titlagarh deserves to be a separate district, as it is one of the largest sub-division in the state.”

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