Bargarh, : A 12-hr bandh is being observed today demanding action against the police which registered FIRs against nine parents staging sit-ins in front of a private school over the death of a Class-I student on July 22.
The family members of the student have alleged that their son died due to the negligence of the school authorities.
All the shops ,vehicular movement and business establishments remained closed in view of the bandh call.
The protesters were seen picketing at strategic locations, and burning tyres on roads to obstruct any sort of movement.
The bandh is being supported by several social outfits and political parties in the town.
Protesters also picketed in front of the Collector’s office.