In Pics: Glimpses of Odisha Bandh through lens

Bhubaneswar:  The six-hour bandh called by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) is underway in peaceful manner across the state.

Though no serious untoward incident has so far been reported from anywhere, vehicles have stayed off the roads while shops and other business establishments have downed their shutters due to the shutdown. Petrol pumps have also shut their operation today.

The bandh that began at 7 in the morning will continue till 1 PM.

Here’re some glimpses of the shutdown from various places across the state: 

Protesters obstructing a Government vehicle on NH in Odisha capital during Odisha Bandh.


Police personnel deployed in Nayapalli area of Bhubaneswar to avoid any untoward incident during the bandh.
Congress senior leader Sura Routray rides a bicycle in Bhubaneswar as a mark of protest during Odisha Bandh
Jajpur Road railway station wears deserted look during the shutdown.
Protesters burn tyres to block road in Jajpur.
Agitating Congress workers disrupt vehicular movements in Khordha town by torching tyres.
Vehicles stay off road in Balangir during the 6-hour bandh.


Bus services suspended in Dhenkanal during the protest.
Bandh observed in peaceful manner in Koraput.
Congress workers stage road blockade in Mayurbhanj as part of Odisha Bandh.
A protester dressed up as Narendra Modi was found mocking the PM over fuel price hike in Umerkote of Nabarangpur district.
Protesters erect barricade on road in Niali of Cuttack district disrupting vehicular movements
Protesters torch tyres to block road in Pipili, Puri.
Vehicular movements partially affected on Bada Danda (Grand Road) in Puri due to the bandh.


Holding party flags, Congress workers in Rourkela join the protest.
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