SAMALEI project faces more local resistance as residents stage ‘Jal Satyagrah’ in Mahanadi

Sambalpur, September 9: Residents of Balibandha, Ramji Mandir and Ghunaghutipada on Thursday staged ‘Jal Satyagrah’ in Mahanadi river at Balibandha Ghat protesting displacement for carrying out the Samaleswari Temple Area Management and Local Economy Initiatives (SAMALEI) scheme by the State Government. Earlier, the residents of these areas, including the inhabitants of Ghunghutipara, a 400-year-old slum […]

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