According to information, locals under the banner of Kantabanji Zilla Sangharsha Samiti have gone for a shutdown to put pressure on the Government to declare the district status at the earliest.
Social and business organisations have joined the bandh.
“We have been demanding for a separate Kantabanji status for long. As our all approaches have turned futile, we have been forced to go for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown,” said agitating locals.
Shops, Bazaars, schools, college and all Government and private offices have been closed and vehicular movement disrupted due to the shutdown.
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