Bhubaneswar: Impact of the Bharat Bandh, being observed by the Congress since this morning in protest against steep hike in petrol, diesel and gas prices, has been felt at many places in Odisha.
Vehicular movement on the National Highway has been fully disrupted while trains have stranded at different stations across the State. Schools, colleges and shops and bazaars have remained closed.
According to information, Bhadrak-Balugaon DMU at Bhadrak railway station, Visakhapatnam-Tata Nagar Express at Keonjhar station, two trains at Puri station, Bolangir-Bhubanewar Intercity at Bhubaneswar station and Sambalpur-Puri Intercity Express and Sambalpur-Rayagada Express at Sambalpur station have remained stranded.
Congress activists have started picketing at different places in the capital city here.