Protesting against the recent encounter on AP-Odisha border in which 30 Maoists were killed, CPI (Maoists) called for a Bandh in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, and Maharashtra. The Bandh call had no impact in the states.
In Andhra, The bandh was peaceful as some bus services were stopped in remote places in Andhra and Odisha. The police have taken security measures in Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts.
In Telangana, the police increased security in districts bordering Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.The shutdown partially affected bus services in Khammam district bordering Chhattisgarh.