Rayagada, Oct 25: Rayagada unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) observed a 12-hour bandh in the town today demanding to provide houses to slum dwellers.
All shops and commercial establishments remained closed during the bandh. Besides, vehicles also remained off the road.
BJP Nagar Morcha, which has called the bandh, staged demonstration at all entry points.
At least 15 persons including president of Morcha picked up by police during bandh.