Farmers Observe 12-Hour Bandh Over Crop Insurance In Sambalpur

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Sambalpur: Normal life was hit in Sambalpur district after different farmer bodies observed a 12-hour bandh in the district on Wednesday.

Demanding immediate disbursal of input subsidy and crop insurances by the state government, the farmers’ body today observed a 12-hour bandh in Kuchinda, Jamankira and Bamra blocks of the district.

The farmer activists held road blockades at several key points in the block leading to disruption of normal traffic. Business establishments, shops, markets, schools and colleges remained closed in the area.

Meanwhile, the district administration has taken adequate steps to avoid any untoward incidents in view of the shutdown.

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