Mineral rich District, Jharsuguda is one of the most industrially developed District of Odisha. Jharsuguda District was established on 1st January, 1994. Earlier it was a part of Sambalpur District. It was created by amalgamation of the erstwhile Jamindars of Rampur, Kolabira, Padampur and Kudabaga. Major portion of the land area covering hilly region has a radish stony soil. The economy of the Jharsuguda District can be judged through its natural resources. The District is rich in minerals like coals, quartzite and fire clay. Several industrial units like Vendanta Alumina, Bhusan Steel and Power, TATA Refractories are operating in the District that contributes to the economic growth of the District. There are also some major forest products like Kendu leaves, wood, rice and leather that also contribute significantly to the economy of Jharsuguda District.
The bypoll was necessitated after the seat fell vacant following the assassination of Dipali's father & then Health Minister, Naba Das.
Though police have arrested the two accused- Amit Kumar Sharma of Jharsuguda and Dinesh Kumar Agarwal of Brajrajnagar in connection with the case, the motive behind the crime is yet to be established.
According to sources, some miscreants abducted the son of a businessman and demanded Rs 50 lakh ransom. A complaint in this regard was registered on March 27.
While submission of nominations for the bypoll will continue till April 20, scrutiny of the same will be held on April 21
Dipali is said to have started her election campaigning on February 16 when she inaugurated an ambulance service in Jharsuguda.
Charvi’s statements have certainly warmed up the ongoing debate over Dipali’s entry into active politics after her father’s demise.
As per reports, the ADJ court rejected the revision petition on technical grounds after a lower court rejected the same petition earlier.
Making a statement in Odisha Assembly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government has decided to seek the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States of America for behavioural analysis of the main accused Gopal Das.
The assassinated minister used to have a stronghold over the coal and transportation business. His dominance over the ash and mineral transportation and coal business grew soon after 2004 when he entered into active politics.
Constable Saroj Das, who is working at Kolabira police station in Jharsuguda district, has been transferred to the reserve office of the district police headquarters following his remark against Sai.
The picture shows, Gopal at a very close range of Naba Das at Gandhi Chhak in Brajarajnagar on the fateful day of January 29.
According to DG Prisons, Manoj Kumar Chhabra, Gopal himself had sought the transfer and made the request before the court.
As per reports, the ganja-laden SUV was detected by a police team during patrolling. Sources said that as the vehicle had a flat-tyre, the occupants of the car were replacing it when the police team reached the spot.
Das was brought to Raipur from Gandhinagar via air and then he was taken to Jharsuguda via road amid tight security. At present, he is lodged at the Airport police station located at Talapatia, sources informed.
The Union Minister also raised questions over the ongoing Crime Branch investigation into Naba Das murder.