The Rs 892 crore Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Water Supply to Habitations (BASUDHA) water project had evoked angry protests across Kendrapara district since past fortnight after it came to the light that the Kharasrota river water will be diverted to Bhadrak
As the protest by the Kharasrota Sangram Samiti members reached Day-3 at the mega drinking water project site at Bharigada in Kendrapara, a BJP team visited the project site on Tuesday
The proposed drinking water project is supposed to be implemented by drawing water from the Kharasrota river. The KBSS has been opposing the mega drinking water project for the last two years.
Kendrapara: The proposed mega water project on river Kharasrota in the district has once again faced stiff opposition with hundreds of local women under the banner of Kharasrota Banchao Sangram Samiti (KBSS) on Sunday observing ‘Jal Satyagraha’ in the river at Bharigada village under Rajkanika block of the district. The samiti members launched the protest […]
Kendrapara: A 16-year-old boy of Parimukundapur village under Rajkanika police limits here in the district was reportedly killed in a crocodile attack on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Rudra, son of one Bholanath Behera. According to sources, Rudra along with his four friends had gone to Kharasrota River to take bath on Sunday […]
Kendrapara: Rampant and illegal use of chemicals to catch fish is allegedly taking a toll on the aquatic ecosystem of three major rivers flowing through Kendrapara district besides endangering the livelihood of hundreds of fishermen depending on the rivers. Around 600 fishermen of Aul Tehsil, who depend on the Kharasrota river, Brahmani river and Kani […]
Kendrapara: Distressed with administration allegedly turning a blind eye over construction of an all-weather bridge in the area, the locals of Kalamada Sasan, Daitaripur and Padanipal villages decided to take the matter into their own hands and have begun construction of a temporary bridge on their own. As per reports, these three villages are surrounded […]
Kendrapara: In a suspected case of dowry death, police today recovered the body of a woman from Kharasrota River near Chunabandha village under Aul police limits of the district. The deceased has been identified as Gouri Behera from Bharigada village in Rajkanika. Gouri’s family has registered a case at Rajkanika police station alleging that their […]