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Congress observes 6-hour Bandh in Boudh

6/09/2021 at 10:24 AM

Boudh, Sept 6: Normal life came to a standstill after Congress observed a 6-hour shutdown in Boudh district raising 10 point charter of demands.

While the vehicular movement got affected following the bandh, shops and other commercial establishments also remained closed.

The Congress observed the bandh from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.

According to the sources, Congress demanded a new sub-division, increase of Zilla Parishad zones from 9 to 18, as well as the creation of three additional blocks, and increase in the number of panchayats from 69 to 121.

They also demanded the establishment of four additional police stations to maintain the law and order in the district, as well as the grant of municipal status to the Boudh town area and NAC status to four other locations.

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