Khordha: Rendering the land encroachment allegations baseless, the Tehsil-appointed government amin today gave a clean chit to OTV.
Government amin, Sankarshana Paikaray carried out a measurement at the site today and clarified that there has been no encroachment by OTV.
"We were directed to measure the land of plot number 1829. After the measurement of the site, we found no encroachment of land as per their (OTV authorities') map which is 705 decimal... There has been no encroachment of land by anyone," said Paikaray.
A few villagers of Sarua, Jayamangala and Goudagotha in the district had earlier levelled land encroachment allegations OTV authorities in an attempt to malign the image of the company. As per their allegations, they were being restricted from going to their own farmland. This apart they had claimed that the connecting road has been blocked by the company authorities.