Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of BJP on Monday announced to observe 12-hour bandh in Bhubaneswar on December 21 demanding action against BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena for his alleged involvement in sex video and murder of engineering student Ashutosh Mohanty alias Rishi.
Bhubaneswar district BJP president Harekrushna Khuntia said the dawn to dusk bandh call would spare the essential services.
Trains and essential services will be excluded from the purview of the bandh, Khuntia said.
He said the party would continue its agitation till action is not taken against the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor.
Earlier on Monday, observed a two-hour ‘Chakka Jam’ in all the municipalities and notified area councils (NACs) across the state demanding a high-level probe into the mysterious death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi and links with the sex video.