By Express News Service
BARIPADA: Bhubaneswar MP and BJP nationwide spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi on Thursday accused the State authorities of failing to protect the property of Haribaldevjew temple at Baripada which is called the Dwitiya Srikhetra of Odisha.
Launching a scathing assault on the federal government throughout her go to to Mayurbhanj district on the day, Aparajita mentioned of the whole over 44,221 acre temple land underneath the Endowment division, solely 8-10 per cent land are left within the title of the shrine now and whereas the remainder has been wrongly recorded within the title of personal people and authorities establishments.
“These lands were given on lease which expired years back. The lands are yet to be recorded under the Endowment department and illegally occupied due to lack of interest of the State government,” alleged the BJP MP.
While attending a Mission Shakti programme in Baripada earlier than the 2019 General Elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had assured to assemble a hoop highway within the city to forestall floods from Budhabalanga river. But the highway venture is but to materialise, she mentioned.
The BJP chief additionally claimed that the Subarnarekha Irrigation Project (SIP) shouldn’t be functioning in a full-fledged method as a result of which lakhs of farmers in each Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts are going through difficulties in irrigating their lands.
The authorities is but to take any step to resolve the inter-State dispute between Odisha and Jharkhand over launch of water by means of canals for the advantages of farmers.
While not less than 28 Wards in Baripada city are going through acute water disaster, the Jambhira consuming water venture is but to grow to be practical as a result of lackadaisical perspective of the State authorities. Aparajita blamed the federal government’s lack of curiosity for lack of railway connectivity between Bangiriposi and Gorumahisani.
“The State government should take steps for revival of the spinning mill at Baripada and setting up of a steel plant at Rairangpur as these projects will create employment opportunities and boost the economy of the tribal district,” she added.
The BJP chief mentioned she is going to maintain dialogue with Mayurbhanj MP and Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti Bishweswar Tudu over the problem of revival of Mayurbhanj Ayurvedic and Homoeopathy schools. Aparajita was in Mayurbhanj to attend a Ram Mandir Pratistha Utsav at Bhugudakota.