Bhubaneswar: Shops and other business establishments across Odisha remained closed today following the Bharat Bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) today
The impact of the strike was seen at important cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Balasore and Berhampur and other places in the State.
The essential services and vehicular movements however have not been affected due to the shutdown.
“We demand a review of the provisions for simplification of GST. We are also protesting fuel price hike and e-way bill,” said Sudhakar Panda, general secretary of Odisha Traders’ Association, which extended support to the strike.