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BJP, cow vigilantes observe 5-hour Jashipur bandh

23/05/2022 at 12:23 PM

Mayurbhanj, May 23: Vehicular traffic movement on National Highway (NH) 49 and 220 was halted as the opposition BJP and local cow-protectors called for a 5-hours Jashipur bandh protesting against the attack on ‘Gau Sevakas’ by cattle traffickers on Saturday.

However, all essential services and petrol pumps have been exempted from the purview of the bandh.

According to reports, a few ‘Gau Sevakas’ from the Devsena organization and Bajrang Dal intercepted cattle-laden trucks near an under-construction toll gate in Jashipur. on Saturday. Suddenly some miscreants who were escorting the trucks opened fire at them. Two members of the cow vigilante outfit sustained injuries in the firing. They were rushed to Jashipur Medical and then shifted to Baripada Pandit Raghunath Murmu (PRM) Medical College and Hospital for treatment.

Based on a complaint, police have arrested 11 persons on Saturday and two persons yesterday in this connection.

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