Keonjhar: Protesting against illegal liquor shop, hundreds of irate woman and school children today staged blockaded on National Highway -20 at Jalatanda village near Anandpur in the district today.

According to reports, the locals of the area for quiet long have been opposing the liquor shop in the area and have requested several times to the district administration and the police officials against it.

However, the locals were forced to take law into their hands after the administration and excise personnel failed either to close down or shift it even after their repeated complaints and requests.

Following which, the woman and children had blockade roads and also burnt tyres blocking the vehicular traffic on the road.

Reportedly, due to the blockade the hundreds of vehicle have remained stranded on both the sides of the Panikoili and Keonjhar road.

On information, the local police reached the spot and were trying to pacify the irate locals.