48-hour eco blockade in Talcher begins

Talcher: Demanding fulfillment of a 12-point charter of demands, a 48-hour economic blockade was launched by Talcher Suraksha Manch today.

Prominent among the outfit’s demands are commencement of classes at the local medical college from this year, revival of Talcher fertilizer plant, rehabilitation of people affected by industrialization and setting up of a special coal corridor in the area.

The stir, which began today at 5AM will continue till 5 AM on August 31.