08 October 2016

Nabarangpur-Jeypore-Malkangiri Rail MoU on 10th October.

The much-awaited Jeypore-Nabarangpur, Jeypore-Malkangiri railway project is expected to gain memento on October 10th as the state government will sign a MoU with the railway ministry said Nabarangpur MP Balabhadra Majhi.

 To ensure rail connectivity to the tribal districts, the state government had announced to bear 50% and 25% of the construction cost of the Jeypore-Nabarangpur and Jeypore-Malkangiri lines respectively.
It will provide land for free for the Jeypore-Nabarangpur project said Commerce and Transport Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi. The sources said the ministry and the state government will have equity participation
of 49% and 51% respectively in the joint venture (JV)

Here it may note that the new BJD MP of Nabarangpur Er.Balabhadra Majhi, who was an engineer with Indian Railways, had made the issue his poll plank during campaigning for the General Elections. The two backward tribal dominated and Naxal-hit districts will get place in railway map.

02 October 2016

District's Silver jubilee Kabita Patha Utsav held at Nabarangpur.

To mark  the silver jubilee of the formation of the district remarkably, difference competitions were held at Nabarangpur. Poetry recitation was organised at Govt. Girls High School, Nabarangpur.More than 70 poets from the district participated in the programme. 
The first collector of Nabarangpur Shri T.Ramachandru,IAS (Retd.) Now Special Representative with Cabinet Minister Rank, Govt. of Telangana, Collector Ms Rashmita Panda, PDDRDA Dr.Poma Tudu, Head Mistress, Ms Supriya Nayak, Member Odisha Sahitya Akademi Booloo Hota, Former Akademi members Jemamani Bissoiy, Lalit Mohan Patnaik, were grace the occasion.

23 September 2016

Muslim body protest March in Nabarangpur.

Muslim community of Nabarangpur staged a demonstration condemn the cowardly terror attack of Pakistan in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir. Raising anti-Pakistan slogans out rally from Pathan Street to Sub-collector office submitted memorandum to Prime Minister, Chief Minister of Odisha, through the sub- collector in which they demanded stringent action against the Pakistan.

In the rally where about four hundred Muslim’s Pay homage to 18 soldiers of Indian Army who were brutally killed by terrorists, further they vehemently condemns Uri attack by Pakistan and direct support to terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. 

“We wanted to send a message that the Muslims in Nabarangpur are angry for the lives lost in terrorist attack.Pakistan should be taken to task. It has been aiding and abetting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir,Sirajuddin Ahmed said".


Candle march to pay homage to martyrs at Nabarangpur.

A candle march was organized by District Bar association with local Journalist's to pay homage to 18 soldiers of Indian Army who were brutally killed by terrorists in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. 

The march started from sub-collector's office to Gandhi chowk passed through National Highway-26. Near the Gandhi statue observed two-minute silence to pray for the bravehearts who sacrificed their lives in service of the nation. The delegates of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris, district Amala Sangha participated in the march.

20 September 2016

Nabarangpur District BJD stage demo against Polavaram project.

Nabarangpur:Basant Rath,Reporter.
The ruling BJD in Nabarangpur staged a demonstration protesting against the Polavaram project in Andhara Pradesh in front of the collectorate here on Tuesday. The party submitted a memorandum to the President of India through the Additional district Magistrate Laxmidhar Das.

Speaking on the occasion Commerce and Transport minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, who is also the president of the district BJD said the Union Government’s support to Andhra Pradesh’s Polavaram project, if the project materialised in its present design several villages of Malkangiri district would be submerged and affect lakhs of people. The central government has accorded national status to the project and decided to bear all expenses which is against the intrest of Odisha, Majhi added.
 Nabarangpur MP Balabhadra Majhi said while the Polavaram case is currently sub-judice in the Supreme Court and SC has not yet directed to the Centre to provide funds for construction work of the project and the Centre would certainly respect observations of the court.   The rally and meeting led by Former Rajya Sabha Member Bhupendra Singh, while MLA’s Manohar Randhari, Subash Gond, ZP President, Vice-Chairperson, chairman’s of blocks, ZP and Samiti members with hundreds of party delegates present. Over 2000 party workers participated in the stir.

13 September 2016

11 injured after bus overturns near Papadahandi.

Nabarangpur: Basant Rath.

At least eleven persons were injured after a passenger bus skidded and overturned near Jhitukuguda under Papadahandi police limit of Nabarangpur district on Tuesday morning.

According to reports, the accident took place when the bus was on the way to Umerkote from Bhubaneswar. The incident took place while the driver lost control over the steering  near an U-turn following which it turned turtle. The injured have been admitted to Padadahandi community health centre (CHC) and some of them were later shifted to Nabarangpur district headquarters hospital.While three persons were seriously injured sifted to Vishakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar. 

In the meanwhile State commerce and transport minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, along with State Transport Authority member Pramod Padhy, visited Papadahandi CHC and meets the accident victims.