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Maoists call for shutdown in Jharkhand over Obama's India visit

Protesting US President Barack Obama's visit to India, Maoists on Monday called for a shutdown in the Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Maoists call for shutdown in Jharkhand over Obama's India visit

Latehar, (Jharkhand): Protesting US President Barack Obama's visit to India, Maoists on Monday called for a shutdown in the Latehar district of Jharkhand.

A few petrol pumps have been shut down as well, despite tight security in the state.

The Maoists have also decided to observe January 26 as a Black Day to protest against the US President's visit.