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Strike call over poor NH stretch

30/08/2019 at 9:22 AM

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.

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