It is suspected that someone in the village poisoned the overhead tank water with pesticide on Monday night.
‘Udaya’ initiative launched by sarpanch Bhim Singh and a teacher Santosh Sahu, has been able to raise awareness on ills of child marriages in villages of Mayurbhanj, writes Sukanta Kumar Sahu
Tudu has alleged that the Mayurbhanj district administration and State Government have deliberately held up the Local Area Development funds to defame him.
It is a fact that the DRSCs are formed as per the provisions of MV Act and the apex court committee also emphasises to hold the meeting of DRSCs regularly.
Two officers of Mayurbhanj District Planning Board, deputy director Debashish Mohapatra and assistant director Ashwini Mallick had alleged that Tudu manhandled them last Friday.
The Minister rubbished the accusations and said the officers were working at the behest of BJD and trying to malign the BJP by creating drama as the elections are drawing close.
Many areas in tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj are bereft of motorable roads, safe drinking water facilities, pucca houses and power supply.
The team comprising an ASHA and anganwadi workers had gone to Talsari to make a list of the households which were to be vaccinated on Wednesday.
This was decided at a meeting in the presence of Collector Vineet Bharadwaj and officials of the Agriculture department.
Several senior ministers including Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari and Law Minister Pratap Jena will remain in charge of Sarashkana and Baripada municipality respectively.