Bhubaneswar: Normal life at Dashapalla in Nayagarh district has been disrupted due to a bandh being observed by the Dashapalla Action Committee since this morning.
The committee had earlier called for the bandh to protest against declaration of the Dashapalla sub jail as the safest place for juvenile criminals and shifting of inmates from Dashapalla subjail to Nayagarh subjail.
Shops, bazaars and educational institutions have remained closed due to the bandh. Vehicular movement on National Highway 57 has been severely hit.
Adequate police personnel have been deployed to ensure that no untoward incident occurs during the bandh.