The 24 hour general strike called by Police Constable Viva-Voce Demand Committee which started from midnight yesterday has severely affected normal traffic along Mayai Lambi area however the general strike has failed to give any impact in Imphal area.
Science early morning today large number of bandh supporters came out at the street and prevented all kinds vehicular movements except those in emergency and religious related service.
At Mayang Imphal area the strike supporters burnt tyres and place stones and woods in the middle of the road to stop vehicular movement.
State police had hard time controlling the strike supporters .
Mention may be made that the Committee of candidates who had appeared and cleared the written test examination for recruitment of police constable in 2013 had appealed the government to conduct the vivo voce at the earliest possible time and threaten serious agitations including bandhs if the government fails to fulfill their demands.
Yesterday was the deadline provided by the committee and following the government failure to give any assurances the committee called today’s general strike.