Ranchi, Aug 7 (UNI) The CPI(Maoist) sponsored 24-hour North Chhotanagpur bandh in protest against the killing of party cadres in Hazaribagh a few days ago affected long distance vehicular movement in the area.
Official sources said no untoward incident was reported so far.
The long route buses did not ply whereas normal life in the rural areas of Koderma, Chatra, Bokaro and other areas of North chotanagpur region remained uneffected, official sources said.
Elaborate security arrangements were made by the state police following the Maoist call with a special vigil on railway property.
Altogether three ultras, including two women, were killed in an encounter in Vishnugarh police station area of Hazaribagh.
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