Swabhiman Anchal

Swabhiman Anchal: Once a Maoist citadel in Odisha, now a proud example of transformation

The Odisha Government realised that the Maoist citadel could be transformed into a well-administered area, not only by providing security, but through state intervention.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Swabhiman Anchal sees high polling in last phase

“People in Swabhiman Anchal were excited to exercise their democratic rights as elections were held in the region after 10 years,” the DIG said. 

published on : 25th February 2022

After 10 yrs, Chitrakonda goes to polls today

Thursday will be a historic day for residents of Chitrakonda block in the erstwhile cut-off region of Swabhiman Anchal.

published on : 24th February 2022

25 districts to vote in 5th phase

All eyes are on Swabhiman Anchal where polling will be held after 10 years.

published on : 24th February 2022

Journey of 13 talented orphans from Odisha

Overcoming adversities, 13 orphans of Swabhiman Anchal in Malkangiri wowed the audience at a reality TV show in Mumbai. Deba Prasad Dash brings out the story of the talented boys and their trainer

published on : 13th February 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: 21 candidates file papers from former Maoist hotbed

Of the nine panchayats in Swabhiman Anchal, Dhuliput witnessed the highest of five candidates filing nominations for ward member posts, one for samiti member and another for sarpanch.

published on : 20th January 2022

Sans roads and public transport, Malkangiri's Gurupriya bridge fails to breach divide

A reality check revealed that despite the presence of Gurupriya bridge, villagers of four panchayats take a 4-5 hour arduous motor launch journey through Balimela reservoir to reach Chitrakonda

published on : 15th January 2022

Once a Red den, Swabhiman Anchal raring to vote

The dark shadow of Maoists on the region has been removed and the people are raring to be part of the mainstream.

published on : 13th January 2022

Severed from mainland, Jantri remains under Maoist shadow

Jantri panchayat on the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border, comprising nine villages with a population of 2,042 tribals, has no proper road connectivity.

published on : 20th December 2021

Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal villagers protest destruction of cannabis plantation

The villagers of Dhuliput and Ralegada panchayats also took out a huge procession raising slogans against police and excise officials.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bad road: Woman delivers on sling midway to hospital in Odisha

Sources said, Sabena Pangi suffered labour pain following which her family called the 108 ambulance service.

published on : 1st October 2021