Women block road in Kalahandi village over water crunch
Kalahandi: Tension ran high in Dangariguda village under Koksara block in Kalahandi district today as scores of women staged a protest by keeping water pots on the road in protest to the prevailing water scarcity in the area.
Vehicular movement was disrupted completely on Bhawanipatna-Jeypore route as the agitating women sat on the road for hours to draw attention of the district administration. They also alleged negligence on the part of the officials in addressing the water issue despite their repeated appeal.
Local police had rushed to the spot and was trying to pacify the agitators to restore traffic movement through the route this this report was being filed.