Bhubaneswar: Normal life has gone out of gear in Bhadrak town as a 12-hour bandh being observed since 6 am by the Bhadrak Medical College Sangrami Sena with a demand for establishment of a medical college at Bhadrak at the earliest.
Schools, colleges, shops and bazaars have been closed since morning due to the bandh. Similarly, vehicular movement has remained disrupted as activists have blocked roads by burning tyres at different places. Hundreds of buses and trucks have stranded on the National Highway and other roads in the town.
Adequate police personnel have been deployed to ensure that no untoward incident occurs due to the bandh.