48 hour Western Odisha Maha Bandh from Thursday


Jharsuguda:People may face in-convince because of the 48 hour Maha Bandh called by the Central Action Committee of Bar Associations of Western Odisha from Thursday morning.

“As planned, we will observe a complete 48 hours Bandh from 29th to 30th November. We have requested all youths, students and the workers working in the various organisation to come and join this Maha Bandh. All the District Bar Associations observing the Maha Bandh have been requested to observe it in a peaceful manner. If our demands are not fulfilled then, this agitation may be more intensified, said Ashok Das, Convenor, Central Action Committee (CAC).

“People will face lots of in-convince, especially the lower income class group like the daily wage earners and daily labourers. During this bandh at least they should have allowed educational institutions to function,” says Sanjay Agarwal, a resident of Jharsuguda

“We cannot do anything, it will hamper our business surely, but we have to manage from other savings as the instalment of auto has to be paid.” said an auto driver Manu Singh, a resident of Sarasmal

On Wednesday, the members of Jharsuguda Bar Association had taken out a bike rally around the Jharsuguda Town urging to make the Maha Bandh a grand success.

“Excluding the medical and emergency services, all the business establishments including Government and Private organisation, School and Colleges, will be closed. Even the night coaches bus will be closed. We request the Central, State Government and Chief Justice of Odisha to fulfil the demand of establishment of High Court in Western Odisha, by declaring the place for the establishment. ” said Raghumani Patel, President, Jharsuguda Bar Association.

“We have already announced the bandh well in advance so that public would not suffer any sort of in-convince during this two days.” he added