Imhpal: Normal life was affected in Manipur due to the 12-hour general strike called by BJP and Left parties against the diesel price hike, FDI in multi-brand retail and ceiling on subsidised LPG.

Markets, business establishments, educational institutions and entertainment houses remained closed while attendance in government offices was almost nil, reports said.

Buses, taxis and private vehicles were off the roads as also transport services between Manipur and neighbouring states, the reports said.

The strike also affected normal life at all district headquarters.

Security measures were in place at all vulnerable areas in the state capital complex.


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