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Bandh in Uttaranchal over Baba Mohan’s death

DEHRA DUN, AUG 10 (PTI): Normal life was paralysed in several parts of Uttaranchal today as a spontaneous bandh was observed following the death of social activist Baba Mohan Uttarakhandi, who passed away yesterday after observing a record 37-day fast.

Meanwhile, the mortal remains of Uttarakhandi were consigned to flames on the banks of Nayar river at his home town Satpuli in Pauri district. A large number of people gathered at the cremation ground and mourners shouted slogans like “Uttarakhandi amar rahe”. [more]