24 September 2017

Ex-MLA Jagabandhu Majhi, remembered on his death anniversary



Nabarangpur:
People from all walks of life today paid glowing tributes to the former MLA Jagabandhu Majhi on the seventh death anniversary here at Raighar on Sunday. 

In a meeting organised at the stadium ST and SC development minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, DPC Chairperson and Nabarangpur MLA Manohar Randhari,Assembly Estimate Committee Chairperson Sanjaya Das Burma,Umerkote MLA Subas Gond, Zilla Parisad Chairperson Bhagabati Bhatra, district BJD president Prahalad Tripathy, General Secretary Asis Ranjan Patnaik, and several party members paid rich tributes to former MLA. 

Umerkote MLS Subash Gond, thanked the people for sharing their grief to Majhi, The MLA said that he was following Majhi’s footstep to serve the people of Umerkote assembly segment with the same zeal and dedication.
The wheel chair bound MLA Majhi from Umerkote assembly seat of the district, and his PSO Prasant Patro were shot at point blank range by three assailants when he was distributing land pattas  to landless tribals at Gona village under Raighar block. In 2004 Majhi was shot in the waist by assailants, which paralysed his legs making him wheel chair bound since then.

Senior congress leader and former district congress president Narayana Patro, joined BJD at the meeting. Tributes also paid martyr PSO Prasant Patro, at Kodinga.

22 September 2017

Journalists stage dharana in Nabarangpur.

Nabarangpur:
The scribes working in various media houses in Nabarangpur district staged dharana in front of collectorate demanding fulfillment of a 8-point charter of demands here on Friday.

 
The scribes took a bike rally from Sadasiva Park to collectorate and staged four hour dharana later meeting they submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister through district collector Rashmita Panda.
 
The demands include enactment of Journalist Protection Act, completion of identification of scribe within a stipulated time, insurance cover for scribe, medi claim,residential facility, decentralisation of accreditation process, and travel facility for journalist.

The Scribes Susant Behera, Basant Rath, Purna Chandra Mohankuda, Banka Bihari Bissoyi, Sankar Beberta, Prasant Sahu,  Kishor Patnaik, Social worker Jagannath Mohapatra, and other reporters of the district were present at the dharana.

17 September 2017

Nabarangpur Journalists stage dharana on 22nd Sept.



Nabarangpur:
Members of the district Journalists of Nabarangpur holds a preparatory meeting at Trupti Conference hall here on Sunday to stage dharana in front of collectorate on September 22nd
It was decided that a rally of all journalists of the district will start from Sadasiva Tripathy park, to collectorate  submit memorandum to chief minister and stage dharana in front of collectorate.

The demands include enactment of Journalist Protection Act, completion of identification of scribe within a stipulated time, insurance cover for scribe, medi claim, pension facility after retirement, residential facility, decentralisation of accreditation process, and travel facility for journalist.
Senior Journalist Purna Chandra Mohankuda, presided the meeting while reporters Banka Bihari Bissoyi, Susant Behera, Sankar Beberta, Basant Rath, Kishor Patnaik, Social worker Jagannath Mohapatra, and other reporters were present at the meeting.


District BJD to stage demonstration against fuel price hike on Monday.




Nabarangpur: 
The district BJD to stage demonstration at Majhiguda junction near Biju Patnaik statue, against the repeated hike in petrol and diesel prices on September 18.


Addressing a media conference at Trupti Conference hall here on Sunday District BJD President Prahalad Tripathy, said that the  party and its wings  Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD), Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) and  Biju Mahila Janta Dal (BMJD) will stage demonstration and protest meeting as the frequent hike in fuel prices had largely affected the general public, he added.

Among others district BJD vice-presidents, Rabi Patnaik, Jogendra Swain, Minister representative Pramod Padhy, Biju yuva Janata Dal President Siva Bissoiy, Biju Chatra Janata Dal president Dillu Panda, Chairperson Municipality Basanti Soura, present at the meeting.


28 July 2017

Pregnant woman walks 2 km in labour pain for delivery in Nandahandi block.

BASANT RATH, REPORTER,Nabarangpur.
In a heart-wrenching incident similar to the one witnessed in Pahnri Kumuda village under Umerkote block on Tuesday. A  Pregnant woman walks for 2 km in labour pain for delivery in  Muralabai village under Nandahandi block on Friday Morning.

According to reports, Kasturi Jani of Muralabai village under Nandahandi block in the district complained of labour pain this morning following which her family members telephoned 102-ambulance service. 



However ambulance couldn’t reach the village due to bad road condition. Left with no other option, the pregnant woman herself walked for around 2 km on muddy road assisted by her kin. She was later carried by the ambulance to Dangarbheja hospital where she delivered a baby boy. Condition of the newborn and the mother was stated to be stable.

13 February 2017

Anil Gochhikar Bags Mr. Odisha Title in Bodybuilding.



Nabarangpur:
Anil Gochhikar of Puri bagged Mr. Odisha title in the Senior State Bodybuilding Championship held at Nabarangpur on Sunday. As many as  225 bodybuilders from across 25 districts were participated in the meet, Anil excelled all of them to secure the title. The event was organised by district body building association with Odisha Body Building Association.


Nabarangpur MLA and Chairman of district planning committee Monohar Randhari, Dabugam MLA Bhujabala Majhi, BDO Gunanidhi Nayak, distributed the prizes to all winning participants.

Among others, BDO Gunanidhi Naik, district contractors association president Jagannath Mohapatra, miller association president Tapas Tripathy, Vice-chairman of Municipality Prahalad Tripathy, Socialactivist Jagannath Mohapatra, Pradeep Mishra, were present.