Bhubaneswar, July 15: Normal life has been disrupted in several parts of Odisha due to a six-hour bandh being observed by the left parties along with Congress today against price hike of petroleum products and essential commodities. The Bandh has begun from 6 am today.
Members of CPI, CPI (M), CPIM (L), and Forward Block resorted to road blockade. It will be effective in the state till 12 noon.
Congress urged people not to buy petrol, diesel, and cooking gas on July 15.
The Congress workers took out a cycle rally on Wednesday from the party headquarters to Ram Mandir in Bhubaneswar protesting against the fuel price hike.