Odisha Civil Society Members protest in New Delhi to protect Mahanadi’s Water Share
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Odisha civil society members launched Five-day Mahanadi Bachao Satyagraha at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on August 8.Agami Odisha and the Odisha Nadi Suraksha started the protest to protect the Mahanadi water share.
On day third of protest, protesters said that, we are here to gain Union government’s attention to protect the river and it’s water. They alleged that, Odisha state government is neglecting the issue.
The main cause of protest is sharing of River’s water with Chhatishgarh and inter linking of the Mahanadi. Around 200 activists of Oriya origin have joined the protest till now.
The activists have also urged all the Oriya persons to join the protest in New Delhi at Jantar Mantar.