Odisha Afternoon News (November 4, 2018)
ONI Bureau: Good Afternoon! Here are Odisha Afternoon News Headlines this Sunday by Odisha News Insight.
— Political circle in Odisha goes abuzz with former BJD MP Baijayant Panda making a new move in politics following his meeting with Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati on the sidelines of a Temple inauguration. Mr. Panda is said to be in touch with top BJP/RSS people in Delhi too. A new political equation could be in the offing.
— Quoting the arrested people and claws and nails found from the spot, Bargarh DFO reveals that it was a Royal Bengal Tiger, not a Leopard, which was killed in Debrigarh forest. 4 people have been arrested in connection with the case. Forensic report awaited.
— Huge cache of firecrackers seized from Trilochanpur village in Cuttack distrist in a massive raid by the police.
— Section 144 imposed on NH near Tamando in the wake of Kisan Long March. Hundreds of farmers are on the way from Balugaon to Bhubaneswar to take part in the rally that seeks ‘Pride, Prestige and Pension’ for Farmers.
— Former MP Baijayant Panda extends support to Kisan Long March organised by Navanirman Krushak Sangathan; participate in the Farmers’ Rally near Pahala on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
— Former Congress MP Pradeep Majhi joins Kisan Long March near Tamando. PCC President Niranjan Patnaik has already extended Congress’ support to farmers’ rally.
— Odisha BJP slams “alleged attempt” by the Government machinery to sabotage Kisan Long March that is scheduled to take place in Bhubaneswar tomorrow.
— Ganjam Collector confirms Odisha Govt is in touch with stranded Odia pilgrims in Uttarakhand; making all efforts to ensure their safety. Money to be deposited into their bank accounts so that they don’t face any hardship. SRC has written to Uttarakhand Govt seeking help.
— Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat; requests him to ensure safe return of 42 Odia pilgrims from Bhanjanagar area who are stranded in Badrinath due to heavy snowfall.
— Congress workers protest against CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Rourkela over alleged apathy towards construction of Koel Barrage and Medical College.
— A seven-member Congress team meets Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal, seeking his intervention to find solution to end the lawyers’ agitation. Congress alleges BJD Legal Front complicated the matter further and aggravated the crisis.
— Idol immersion ceremony of Goddess Gajalaxmi begins in Dhenkanal.