Balangir: The Balangir Action Committee is observing a two-day bandh in the town starting from today demanding fulfilment of its multiple demands.
Establishment of permanent bench of the Orissa High Court in Balangir, resumption of Lower Suktel project work and compensation for the oustees, and construction of bypass in the town are the demands of the committee. Several associations have extended support to the 48-hour bandh call.
Members of the committee have decided to resort to picketing near government offices and banks during the bandh. Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and vehicular movement have been excluded from the ambit of the bandh.