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BJP observes 12-hour Balangir bandh over Mamita Meher’s death case

21/10/2021 at 9:07 AM

Balangir, Oct 21: The district unit of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) observed 12-hour Balangir bandh today over the death case of lady teacher Mamita Meher.

Seeking justice for Mamita’s family, BJP has demanded a CBI probe in the matter. Besides, the party has also demanded the resignation of the Minister of State (MoS) for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra.

The bandh started at 6 am and will be observed till 6 pm.

Meanwhile, the local BJP workers picketed at several key points of Bolangir Town, including in front of the District Collectorate and stopped the vehicles.

All the local shops and commercial establishments remained closed during the bandh. Besides, vehicles remained off the road. However, all essential services including medical and health services, media, and examinees were exempted from the purview of the bandh.

Notably, Mamita Meher, a teacher of Sunshine English Medium School in Mahaling of Kalahandi district had been missing for 11 days. During the police interrogation, Govind Sahu, the prime suspect in the missing lady teacher case, has reportedly confessed his involvement in her death.

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