Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik says tomorrow's state-wide bandh to be peaceful. Patnaik said the bandh will not pose any obstacle for the media persons in collecting reports.
He added that bandh which will be observed tomorrow will not affect any emergency service. It will be observed in a complete peaceful manner. The state government has been tightened the security to avoid any possible untoward situation. 51 platoons of police force to be pressed into service in the state capital to keep a close watch on the situation.
It should be noted that the State Congress called for a 12-hour Odisha bandh alleging police excesses in the Congress conference near lower PMG square September 6. The vehicular communication is apprehended to be disrupted due to the strike as the All Odisha Private Bus Owner Association has decided to stop bus services tomorrow. Similarly, Odisha Auto- rickshaw Association would also stop auto service supporting the bandh. The city bus service in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri will also be halted .
On the other hand today Congress women workers led by Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress president Bijay Laxmi Sahu file 14 separate cases against police. Addressing media today Congress leader Narasingh Mishra alleges "Police avoiding to register complaints"