Bolangir, Jan 16 (Localwire): Demand for setting up of permanent bench of Odisha High Court here intensified Thursday with members of Bolangir Zilla Adivasi Kalyan Sangh joining two-day dharna by Bolangir Action Committee.
The sit-in protest is being led by Gopalji Panigrahi of Bolangir Action Committee. The protest dharna is being staged before the district collectorate, and will end today.
The agitation also led to the closure of state and central government offices Wednesday ever since protest began.
Apart from this demand, the protestors have also demanded early completion of lowe Suktel irrigation project and bypass road.