The demand for a two-day holiday during Nuakhai was raised by several local outfits.
Dhanuyatra, which started during 1947-48 at the time of India’s Independence is considered the largest open-air theatre in the world.
The accused were identified as Pattu Yadav (53) from Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Balaram Meher from Barpali here.
Simultaneously, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has been asked to provide additional information in the case within four weeks.
Sources said that the over 90,000 farmers had applied for insurance under PMFBY and also paid the premium for around 2 lakh hectare of farmland.
Students of Odisha's Gangadhar Meher University excavate and explore remnants of Asurgarh in Barpali
Pradhan said, while there are a number of Asurgarh in Western Odisha besides in Chhattisgarh, which are important early urban centres, they continue to remain unexplored even today.
The locals were also warned against providing information to the police regarding movement and activities of the Maoists.
However, while the Centre is silent on the matter, the State government has not taken any further steps to ensure procurement of parboiled rice, they alleged.
Funny how the concept of cashless economy has put rural India in the warm embrace of feudal practices, since November 8.