CJ pics: VHP bandh paralyses life in Orissa

Citizen Journalist, CNN-IBN | Aug 26, 2008 at 08:18pm


Citizen Journalist Sidarth Patnaik has sent CNN-IBN pictures from Cuttack. Life was paralysed in the city due to a bandh on Monday. VHP activists blocked roads and burnt tyres in response to a suspected Naxal attack at the Jalespata ashram in Kandhamal district on Saturday night. A VHP leader and four others were shot dead in the attack. Over a dozen churches and prayer halls were torched and police outposts in the communally sensitive district during the bandh.

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