Vehicular traffic was partially affected in naxal-hit areas of southern Odisha on Wednesday during a country-wide bandh called by Maoists which evoked lukewarm response in the state.
Iron ore transportation from NMDC Ltd`s mines in Dantewada to Andhra Pradesh`s port city Visakhapatnam is reportedly affected.
Iron ore transportation by NMDC Ltd, India`s largest iron ore producer and exporter in the public sector, was affected in Chhattisgarh on the second day of a Maoist shutdown Sunday, an official said.
NMDC Ltd has several mines at Bailadila hills in insurgency-riddled Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh where it produces more than 75 percent of its total annual iron ore output.
NMDC Ltd has several mines at Bailadila in insurgency-riddled Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh where it produces more than 75 percent of its total annual iron ore output.
Normal life was disrupted in tribal-dominated districts of Orissa as a 24-hours shutdown called by Maoists against government policies began in the state on Monday, police said.
At least nine trains were cancelled and some diverted in Bihar in view of a two-day Maoist shutdown that began Monday, officials said.
Barring a couple of districts,
Maoist-sponsored Jharkhand-Bihar shutdown failed to evoke any
response in Jharkhand.
Motorists here are facing
severe shortage of petroleum products after the Maoists-led
oil workers union shut down all private and government petrol
pumps for indefinite period in the capital city.
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