Kharasrota river

No land acquired for drinking water project on Kharasrota river in Odisha: RTI

The RTI reply also shows that the Environment Impact Assessment of the project has already been carried out by a private agency and vetted by a faculty of IIT-Hyderabad.

published on : 13th November 2021

Orissa HC leaves Kharasrota water diversion dispute to state government

The court issued the direction while disposing of the second petition filed by Sukanta Kumar Dash and four others after the order passed by it on their first appeal yielded no result.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Kharasrota protest reaches Bhubaneswar, environmental impact study sought

The members also demanded the Central government’s intervention to halt ongoing construction work of these projects on Kharasrota at Barunadiha of Rajkanika block in Kendrapara.

published on : 1st September 2021

Talks between agitators, administration on Kharasrota river diversion stay inconclusive

The meeting made no headway as officials, on the other hand, refused to halt the construction work of the project at the riverside village of Bharigada.

published on : 28th August 2021

'Waterman' Rajendra Singh pledges support to Kharasrota river diversion stir in Odisha

He pointed out that the project, if implemented, would make riverside villages more vulnerable as diversion of fresh water would lead to increased salinity in the areas.

published on : 25th August 2021

Force-fed but activist on hunger-strike not to budge

The activist from Rajkanika had launched the strike on August 10 near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Kendrapara town. He was moved to hospital on August 15 by district administration.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Unease in Odisha's Kendrapara as Rs 754 crore mega water project runs into fierce local protest  

As many as 16 platoons of police force were mobilized to prevent any escalation of the situation.

published on : 13th August 2021