Bandh affects life in Manipur
Imphal, May 3 (UNI) Life was affected here today due to a twenty-hour general strike called by the Joint Action Committee to protest the alleged fake surrender ceremony held in March.
All inter state and district transport services were cancelled due to the strike. No vehicles plied on the road and all business establishments were also closed down.
All the government offices wore a deserted look and educational institutes and banks remained closed.
Strike supporters blocked roads at various places.
However, no major incident was reported.
Five youths, who surrendered to Assam Rifles, said they were forced to act as militants and did not belong to any militant outfit.
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