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Locals Hit Streets Demanding Road In Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Palpable tension prevailed as residents of Tajungia panchayat under Daringbadi block staged road blockade today near Mahagudi area demanding construction of a road from Mahagudi to KiIimela area in the district.People of Tajungia panchayat alleged that they have been suffering because of lack of road and supply of ration items. Despite repeated appeals to the local administration, no steps were taken to address the issue, they alleged.The agitators also threatened to continue their protest until their problem is resolved. Moreover, no official of the district administration has reached the spot to take stock of the situation.
On the other hand, vehicular movement on Brahmanigaon-Daringbadi route was completely disrupted due to the protest.

Odisha Assembly Winter Session: House Adjourned Till Tomorrow

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Brown Sugar Worth Lakhs Seized In Bhubaneswar, 2 Arrested

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12-Hour Sindhekela Bandh Over Demand Of District Status To Titlagarh

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13 Injured As Mini-Truck Turns Turtle In Sundergarh

Sundergarh: As many as 13 persons suffered injuries after a mini truck they were travelling in turned turtle near Bhaludunguri area under Bonai in the...