Villagers accuse the social activist and her team of trying to foment unrest; block road
Say entry is restricted to maintain peace, block Dhinkia-Patana road by staging a sit-in.
Abhayachandpur police has started investigation into the funding routes of anti-JSW protestors who were involved in creating unrest in Dhinkia panchayat.
The police said that the deceased duo entered the JSW dumping yard unit to get waste material such as iron bars.
The proposed plant site near Dhinkia had turned into a battlefield on Friday as villagers clashed with the police over the demolition of betel vines.
Meanwhile, Paradip district administration has deployed five teams in Patana, Mahala, Gobindpur and Dhinkia to oversee betel vine measurement and demolition work in the areas.
As per the allegations, for last one week daily wagers are unable to go to their place of work and others too are fearing to step out due to the fear of police.
Nearly 30 residents of Govindpur led by village chief Prafulla Mohanty attended a meeting at Paradip circuit house on request of SP Singh, and highlighted various issues.
JPSS leader Debendra Swain’s father and sister arrested on charge of assaulting police
The activists criticised the police attempt to arrest panchayat samiti leader Debendra Swain on false charges and unnecessary harassment of locals to dilute the anti-displacement movement.
After chaos and disruptions, the meeting got underway where the administration sought cooperation of the villagers for the project.
The district administration has invited leaders from the ruling party while ignoring experienced village chiefs who are well-versed with peoples’ problems, the villagers alleged.