On Independence Day, a 70 km padayatra would be taken out by various outfits from Panidangar to Paltasing in Kasinagar to protest the project.
The bandh call against Andhra Pradesh's Neradi barrage construction, given by Vamsadhara Basin Surakhya Committee, saw spontaneous participation of Gunupur residents.
Besides, the State government had filed an application for clarification before the Tribunal against its final order on September 13, 2017.
The project will submerge 106 acres of land in Rayagada and Gajapati districts and cause water scarcity in them.
Jagan had written to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeking cooperation in taking the project forward in April this year.
Odisha to hand over land for project; State also gets 8 tmc from side weir
People told to stay away from rivers, canals and big tanks for the next few days.