Kolkata, Apr 30 : Normal life was affected in West Bengal today following a state-wide 12-hour general strike called by Left Parties and trade unions, with the BJP also calling a 10-hour bandh to protest against alleged violence by ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls.

Eastern railway officials here said that suburban services in the Sealdah south section were hit for due to blockades at some stations.

Shops, markets and business establishments at some areas remained closed.(Courtesy: Ganashakti)