Deogarh: Protesting against the deplorable condition of NH-49 that passes through Deogarh district, the BJP has resorted to a 12-hour strike today affecting traffic movement between Kolkata and Mumbai.
The protestors led by local BJP MLA Subash Chandra Panigrahi are sitting in protest at Traffic Chhak on NH-49 disrupting vehicular movement.
They are demanding immediate repair of the stretch passing through the district.
“If the repair work of the NH-49 is not started immediately we will intensify the agitation,” said one of the protestors.
Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place to avoid any untoward incident.