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Youth and student wings of the ruling BJD have decided to stage an agitation across tomorrow to protest the denial of special category status to the state and fall in water flow in the Mahanadi due to construction of barrages on the river in

Activists of Biju Yuva (BYJD) and Biju Chhatra (BCJD) will stage protest demonstrations at all district headquarters across Odisha, said BCJD state president, Rana Pratap Patra.



Though the people of and different political parties have been demanding special category status to the state to ensure speedy development, the Centre continues to dismiss the plea, Patra said.

He also termed the recent remark of Union Minister that does not need special category state status as, "unfortunate".

On the Mahanadi issue, Patra said the river water is being provided to industries in by constructing a number of barrages and dams, but people in the downstream of the river in Odisha, particularly farmers, are deprived of water for agriculture and drinking purposes.

The BJD has been accusing the NDA regime at the Centre of backing the BJP government in Party leaders said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling of water flow downstream affecting farmers and others in

The BJD accused the NDA government at the Centre of backing the BJP government in It said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling water flow down stream affecting the farmers and others in

The ruling BJD, which also observed a bandh in four western districts on June 9, is demanding immediate opening of the gates of Kalma barrage so that the flow of Mahanadi into from does not get affected.

Describing Mahanadi as the lifeline of the people of Odisha, the BJD leaders accused both Centre and of acting in an arbitrary manner with scant regard for democratic and federal principles.

They said government did not respond to chief minister Naveen Patnaik's request to open the gates of Kalma barrage, one of the six barrages "unilaterally" built by the neighbouring state over river Mahanadi without any reference or regard to the downstream interests of and its inhabitants.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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BYJD, BCJD to demonstrate against denial of spl cat status to

Youth and student wings of the ruling BJD have decided to stage an agitation across Odisha tomorrow to protest the denial of special category status to the state and fall in water flow in the Mahanadi due to construction of barrages on the river in Chhattisgarh. Activists of Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD) and Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) will stage protest demonstrations at all district headquarters across Odisha, said BCJD state president, Rana Pratap Patra. Though the people of Odisha and different political parties have been demanding special category status to the state to ensure speedy development, the Centre continues to dismiss the plea, Patra said. He also termed the recent remark of Union Minister V K Singh that Odisha does not need special category state status as, "unfortunate". On the Mahanadi issue, Patra said the river water is being provided to industries in Chhattisgarh by constructing a number of barrages and dams, but people in the downstream of the river in ... Youth and student wings of the ruling BJD have decided to stage an agitation across tomorrow to protest the denial of special category status to the state and fall in water flow in the Mahanadi due to construction of barrages on the river in

Activists of Biju Yuva (BYJD) and Biju Chhatra (BCJD) will stage protest demonstrations at all district headquarters across Odisha, said BCJD state president, Rana Pratap Patra.

Though the people of and different political parties have been demanding special category status to the state to ensure speedy development, the Centre continues to dismiss the plea, Patra said.

He also termed the recent remark of Union Minister that does not need special category state status as, "unfortunate".

On the Mahanadi issue, Patra said the river water is being provided to industries in by constructing a number of barrages and dams, but people in the downstream of the river in Odisha, particularly farmers, are deprived of water for agriculture and drinking purposes.

The BJD has been accusing the NDA regime at the Centre of backing the BJP government in Party leaders said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling of water flow downstream affecting farmers and others in

The BJD accused the NDA government at the Centre of backing the BJP government in It said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling water flow down stream affecting the farmers and others in

The ruling BJD, which also observed a bandh in four western districts on June 9, is demanding immediate opening of the gates of Kalma barrage so that the flow of Mahanadi into from does not get affected.

Describing Mahanadi as the lifeline of the people of Odisha, the BJD leaders accused both Centre and of acting in an arbitrary manner with scant regard for democratic and federal principles.

They said government did not respond to chief minister Naveen Patnaik's request to open the gates of Kalma barrage, one of the six barrages "unilaterally" built by the neighbouring state over river Mahanadi without any reference or regard to the downstream interests of and its inhabitants.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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BYJD, BCJD to demonstrate against denial of spl cat status to

Youth and student wings of the ruling BJD have decided to stage an agitation across tomorrow to protest the denial of special category status to the state and fall in water flow in the Mahanadi due to construction of barrages on the river in

Activists of Biju Yuva (BYJD) and Biju Chhatra (BCJD) will stage protest demonstrations at all district headquarters across Odisha, said BCJD state president, Rana Pratap Patra.

Though the people of and different political parties have been demanding special category status to the state to ensure speedy development, the Centre continues to dismiss the plea, Patra said.

He also termed the recent remark of Union Minister that does not need special category state status as, "unfortunate".

On the Mahanadi issue, Patra said the river water is being provided to industries in by constructing a number of barrages and dams, but people in the downstream of the river in Odisha, particularly farmers, are deprived of water for agriculture and drinking purposes.

The BJD has been accusing the NDA regime at the Centre of backing the BJP government in Party leaders said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling of water flow downstream affecting farmers and others in

The BJD accused the NDA government at the Centre of backing the BJP government in It said the government had constructed six barrages upstream on the river "unilaterally and illegally", which led to dwindling water flow down stream affecting the farmers and others in

The ruling BJD, which also observed a bandh in four western districts on June 9, is demanding immediate opening of the gates of Kalma barrage so that the flow of Mahanadi into from does not get affected.

Describing Mahanadi as the lifeline of the people of Odisha, the BJD leaders accused both Centre and of acting in an arbitrary manner with scant regard for democratic and federal principles.

They said government did not respond to chief minister Naveen Patnaik's request to open the gates of Kalma barrage, one of the six barrages "unilaterally" built by the neighbouring state over river Mahanadi without any reference or regard to the downstream interests of and its inhabitants.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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