Bhubaneswar: Traffic movement on the Baripada-Mayurbhanj National Highway 49 has been severely hit as locals have blocked the road at Karanjia Outpost chhack, demanding Rs 20 lakh for the family of a youth who died in a road mishap there this morning.
The deceased was identified as Ras Behiri Mahant. He was returning home from Baripada when a hyva ran over her.
Following the incident, locals blocked the NH. Tension still prevailed there, according to reports.