BJP urges Guv to intervene in drinking water crisis

Bhubaneswar: Politics over the scarcity of drinking water in the state is hotting up. A BJP delegation on Thursday met Governor SC Jamir at Raj Bhawan here to apprise him of the issue.

According to sources, a team of leadesr from the saffron party, led by party president Basant Panda, met the Governor and informed him about the scarcity of drinking water in a number of districts across the state.

On April 7, BJP had started its ‘Jana Kalyan Yatra’ from Chandahandi area in Nabarangpur district.

The yatra, which is being carried out in 17 organisational districts, aims at informing people about the failure of ruling BJD government.

So far, BJP has covered eight organisational districts under its ‘Jana Kalyan Yatra’.