Bolagarh: Normal life has gone out of gear in Bolagarh area in Khurda district as locals began a day-long Bolagarh Bandh in protest against worsening health services at the local hospital.
Hundreds of locals under the banner of Bolagarh Anchalika Banika Mahasangha are now picketing at different places. Similarly, agitators have blocked the National Highway No. 57 by burning tyres as a result of which hundreds of trucks, buses and other vehicles have stranded on roadsides.
Similarly, shops, bazaars, schools and Government offices have remained closed.