12-hour bandh over withdrawal of eviction drive hits life in Bhadrak
Bhadrak: A dawn to dusk bandh in Bhadrak district demanding the withdrawal of eviction drive has affected normal life in the region.
The residents of nearly five panchayats blocked Bhadrak-Agarpada road near Barpada in the town since this morning to press for their demand.
Markets, business establishments, and educational institutions have remained closed in view of the bandh. Vehicular movement has also been affected due to the bandh.
Scores of four-wheelers and heavy vehicles remain stranded on both sides of the major junctions because of the agitation. However, emergency services have been exempted from the protest.