Rayagada, Jan 31 (LocalWire) On the last day of Maoist Martyrs’ Week, the red rebels called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ and huge number of trees were cut down to block roads in Kandhamal district.
Baliguda-Daringibadi road of Kandhamal’s Pakaldami and Bandapipli’s Kotagada-Munikuda road were obstructed by cutting down huge trees.
Fearing Maoist violence, vehicles have stopped plying on the roads of Baliguda and Kotagada block. Bhawanipatna’s Fikarakupa-Dhepaguda road has also been blocked with trees.
Maoists have urged people to support the bandh by putting up posters on trees.
Malkangiri district’s transportation was also affected due to the bandh. Commuters avoided Malkangiri-Jeypore road anticipating Maoist activities,.