Everyday life came to a standstill as the Trade Unions, and opposite parties actively supported the Bharat Bandh called by farmers on Tuesday. Several modes of transportation got affected by the Bharat Bandh. But the bus stations at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Balasore, Sambalpur, and Rourkela got distorted by this event.
In Dhenkanal, a Farmer is Killed by an Elephant
An elephant killed a farmer from Budheibereni Village of Dhenkanal on Monday night. While the farmer is guarding his crops, the incident took place at around midnight. The villagers demanded compensation for the deceased’s family. The local officials and Police investigated and shifted the body of the farmer to the hospital.
Ganja Seized from Ganjam Village of Rs 4 Crores from Village Toilets, over 20 Acres Plant destroyed
In Ganjam, a massive joint raid conducted by The Berhampur Excise department on the plantation of Ganja over 20 acres of area. The Ganja was seized from the domestic toilets that are packed as paddy bags. The Police discovered that every household had stored quintals of Ganja. Soon, the plants got destroyed by the team.
The University of Berhampur Rescheduled the +3 Exams for the Bharat Bandh
Because of the Bharat Bandh, Berhampur University has rescheduled the back paper examination for +3 students. The University’s controller of Examination has issued the notification on this matter. The Arts, Commerce, and Science examinations get rescheduled for another date by the University as per the notification given.
PPE Kit Scam, Odisha Lokayukta Directed Vigilance Investigation
The Odisha Lokayukta has directed the State Vigilance to start the investigation into the scam in the PPE KIIT purchase and mask by the Odisha Government, running into crores of rupees from the exchequer of the state. The Vigilance department asked to perform the preliminary investigation and to submit the report.
All Government Offices remain Closed on Tuesday
On Tuesday, all government offices remain closed as per the sources. All the vehicular communication and transport systems got affected because of the Bharat Bandh call, so the state government decided to keep all the government offices to remain closed. However, only emergency services will remain open during this period.
Ten Districts to be Affected by Dense Fog
According to the Indian Meteorological Department weather bulletin, ten districts are likely to be affected by the dense fog, so the police and Transport Department officials are asked to take necessary steps to control the vehicles’ plying on highways avoid fog-related road accidents. The districts that have been predicted to be affected by dense fog are Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, and Nayagarh.