Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha calls off bandh

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which declared Ranchi bandh today, withdrew the call at the last minute so that UPSC examination candidates were not inconvenienced.

hidden August 24, 2014 11:31:33 IST
Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha calls off bandh

Ranchi: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which declared Ranchi bandh today, withdrew the call at the last minute so that UPSC examination candidates were not inconvenienced.

Ranchi Jharkhand Mukti Morcha calls off bandh

JMM chief Shibu Soren. AFP.

"The bandh call has been withdrawn in view of the UPSC examination," JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said here today.

He, however, said the party is observing "black day" today in protest against the heckling of Chief Minister Hemant Soren when he was speaking in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at a function in Dhurwa here.

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