Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed and vehicular movement was disrupted on the National Highway between Nabarangpur-Mukhiguda as locals blocked the road at Ramana in Kalahandi district demanding adequate compensation for family of an accident victim.
Family members and villagers kept the body of the deceased accident victim, Shyamsundar Nurga, on the road and stopped vehicles to press for their demand. The villagers have also protested against police inaction. Hundreds of vehicles have stranded at different places.
According to reports, Shyamsundar had been severely injured in a road mishap on August 29. He had been undergoing treatment in a hospital since then till he died last night.