LAMKA, February 22: Impacts of the indefinite general strike called by the Village Defence Force Police were felt in Churachandpur with shops in Lamka and its adjoining areas remaining close today.
Roads were also deserted in area.
Meanwhile, volunteers of the band effected the bandh by smashing windscreen of at least vehicles while police arrested atleast 10 band supporters and putting them in the lock up.
People in the district feel that even though the cause of the band is reasonable, they have felt that the bandh is poorly executed.
Several newspaper hawkers have also complained of abused by band supporters
VDF personnel who outnumber the police force in Ccpur are stationed at many place like Lamka, Singat, Thanlon, Parbung feel under paid and allege that they are the one who did the dirty jobs.