M'bhanj Strike Hits Normal Life

Baripada:Sept 23; The dawn-to-dusk strike observed by Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) protesting closure of Baripada Urban Co-Operative Bank for that normal life was disrupted across Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday.The party demanded re-opening of the Bank, immediate refund of money and financial assistance to the depositors.

Party activists blocked roads at many places including Udala, Karanjia, Rairangpur. Vehicular traffic came to a grinding halt in the district. All educational institutes, private organisations and business establishments remained closed.

Rail communication between Baripada and Balasore was hit due to the agitation. Many heavy vehicles stood off the road near Jamasola check gate.

Notably, the State government has closed the co-operative bank following the order of RBI.

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