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Tag: Kotia Panchayat

All Eyes On Kotia Panchayat As It Goes To Polls In 2nd Phase Election
All Eyes On Kotia Panchayat As It Goes To Polls In 2nd Phase Election

In the second phase election, Kotia Panchayat, the bone of contention between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha due to border issue, will be in the focus. 

In Odisha & AP Fight Over Kotia, Fault Lines Galore On Ground Zero: OTV Reports
In Odisha & AP Fight Over Kotia, Fault Lines Galore On Ground Zero: OTV Reports

The team stopped off at a few villages to get a feel of the mood of the villagers about the ensuing elections. 

Ambulance For Kotia
Kotia To Get Much Awaited Ambulance Service Today

Kotia Panchayat in Koraput, which has been in the centre of a border dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, is all set to get its maiden ambulance service from Saturday.

Odisha Andhra Border Dispute
Naveen A Weak Leader: Congress Slams Odisha Govt Over Never-Ending Border Dispute With Andhra

Bhubaneswar: Following an announcement by the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government regarding conduct of elections in three villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat on Odisha – Andhra border (OAB), senior Congress leaders criticised CM Naveen Patnaik for his alleged failure in providing security and amenities to the people of the region. Odisha Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader […]

Column: Better Late Than Never

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Koraput administration recently organised a mega awareness camp at one of the villages under the disputed Kotia panchayat bordering Andhra Pradesh to inform people about the various social security schemes of the state government. Old age pension was distributed among the eligible beneficiaries and health check-ups were also carried out. The […]

Andhra's administrative intrusion in Odisha territory continues

Koraput: By rolling out several schemes like pension for senior citizens and providing free food supplements to children, the Andhra Pradesh government is leaving no stone unturned to sway the residents of Kotia panchayat in Koraput district of Odisha. The Andhra govt recently conducted a ‘Janmabhoomi’ program under which pension and food supplements were distributed […]

OTV IMPACT: Odisha plans police station, hospital in Kotia

Koraput: A day after OTV telecast a report regarding Andhra Pradesh resuming its meddling in the affairs of Kotia Panchayat of Odisha, the State government today sprung into action and announced its plan to speed up developmental works in the area. A four-member team of the district administration that visited Kotia village today informed that […]

Andhra resumes meddling in 'neglected' Kotia panchayat of Odisha

Koraput/Gajapati: Intensifying its battle with the Odisha Government, neighbouring Andhra Pradesh Government has reportedly resumed developmental works in the Kotia panchayat of Odisha after a brief lull. However, despite a high-level team of the Odisha Government visiting Kotia cluster of villages and taking stock of the welfare schemes in the region six months ago, not […]

Kotia villagers to put forth their 'wish list' before Odisha Govt

Koraput: Tribals of disputed Kotia panchayat in Pottangi block of Koraput district on Sunday expressed their willingness to put forth their demands before Odisha government. At a press conference organised by a social forum ‘Ama Kotia’, the villagers put forth some demands before the Odisha government. Convenor of the forum Gadadhar Parida informed that they […]

State official team’s visit to Kotia disappoints villagers

Koraput/Gajapati: The whirlwind visit of a high level team of the State government to the disputed Kotia panchayat in Koraput today seemed to have come to naught as none of the officials spoke to any villagers about their problems on Andhra Pradesh government’s interference in the area. The five-member team headed by  IG Sanjib Panda, […]

‘Odisha to regain trust of Kotia villagers being lured by Andhra Pradesh’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said that a team of officials will soon visit the Kotia panchayat to regain the trust of the people who are being lured by the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to media, Odisha Revenue Minister Maheshwar Mohanty on Wednesday alleged that the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government is trying to attract people through […]