Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been hit at Badamba in Cuttack district as locals have begun a 12-hour bandh demanding Subdivision status to the Badamba block at the earliest.
Shops, bazaars and educational institutions have remained closed. Vehicular movement on the Narasinghpur-Athagarh road has been disrupted due to the bandh.
According to reports, the Badamba Kriyanusthan Committee has called the bandh to put pressure on the Government for fulfillment of its demand of according sub-division status to Badamba. Activists are picketing at different places.