The Maoist who was killed in the encounter was identified as Shankar, a key member of Mahasamund division of the left-wing extremists.
The bandh started at 6 am and will be observed till 6 pm. The saffron party has also demanded a CBI probe into the kidnapping and murder of the 24-year-old lady teacher.
The murder was allegedly pre-planned as the teacher knew about Sahu’s extramarital affair.
The accused is identified as Govinda Sahu, the president of Sunshine English Medium School at Mahaling under the Sindhekela Police limits of the Kalahandi district.