Odisha: Cong EX-MP Pardip Majhi’s Arrest Spark Protests; Bandh Called in Nabarangpur, Kandhamal

Bhubaneswar: A dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Congress party has affected normal life in Nabarangpur and Kandhamal districts situated in the western part of Odisha. Congress party has been protesting against the arrests of 17 leaders including Ex-MP Majhi.

In order to control the situation district administrations of both the districts have taken adequate measures in deploying security forces to prevent any untoward incident.

It may be noted that Majhi along with other protestors now lodged at Umerkote Sub jail was arrested, on Saturday, allegedly trying to ransack the Raighara forest range office and beating up forest and police staff during a demonstration.

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