BJP opposed Surya Patro in Bolangir

Bolangir:Revenue minister Surya Narayan Patro today faced stiff opposition from the BJP workers during his visit to attend the district planning board meeting. The BJP workers demanded that the entire district district must be declared drought affected.

The revenue minister had to preside over the district planning board meeting in his capacity as the chairman of the state planning board. The meeting wasd to be held at the DRDA office. The BJP workers called off their protest after Surya Patro assured that the district would be declared drought affected after the district collector`s report on the present drought conditions.