The dispute over Kotia is a long-pending border issue between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Both the States have been claiming their sovereign rights over the area, which consists of 27 small tribal hamlets at the border.
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Andhra Pradesh government has submitted its response in the contempt plea filed by the Odisha government against the neighbouring state for alleged violation of status quo in the disputed Kotia region of Koraput district stating that it has taken over certain villages belonging to Odisha. After the Supreme Court served a notice […]
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 […]
Koraput: Tension gripped the sleepy village of Jamuguda on Tuesday, when forest staff from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh checked into the hilly terrains of this village to re-demarcate the interstate border. The development has sparked a fresh border dispute between Odisha and AP just days after both the States witnessed continuous tension in the bordering Pottangi […]