Bhubaneswar, Nov 11: Odisha congress will observe a 6-hour bandh in the state on November 12 over Mamita Meher murder case, said party spokesperson Debasish Patnaik while addressing a press conference.
Seeking justice for Mamita’s family, the party has demanded the resignation of the Minister of State (MoS) for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra for his alleged connection with Govind Sahu, prime suspect of Mamita Meher murder case. Besides, the party has also demanded a CBI probe in the matter.
The bandh will be observed from 6 a.m to 12 p.m. All the local shops and commercial establishments will remain close during the bandh. Besides, vehicles will remain off the road.
However, all essential services including medical and health services, media, and examinees will be exempted from the purview of the bandh.
Notably, Mamita Meher, a teacher of Sunshine English Medium School in Mahaling of Kalahandi district, was murdered by Govind Sahu. The Prime accused Govind Sahu was sent to jail in this connection.