12-hr bandh in Nuapada over establishment of medical college
Nuapada: A 12-hour bandh in Nuapada district demanding the establishment of a medical college in the town have affected normal life in the region on Wednesday.
The bandh was called by Medical College Nirman Samukhya.
While vehicular movement came to a standstill because of the bandh, most shops, schools, colleges, banks and government offices remained closed.
Supporting the bandh, people from all walks of life joined the strike.
However, emergency services have been exempted from the purview of the bandh. Meanwhile, security arrangements have been tightened in the locality to thwart any untoward incident.