Mayurbhanj, Dec 18 (LocalWire) A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) affected normal life in Mayurbhanj on Tuesday.
The BJP called the shutdown to protest cancellation of North Orissa University as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) coaching centre and non-appointment of doctors to over 220 vacant posts in the district.
On Tuesday, government and private offices, shops and other business establishments, along with educational institutions remained closed.
Vehicular movement was also restricted on National Highway (NH) 18 and 49 with BJP activists staging road blockades and picketing amid inclement weather conditions. .