INTUC SATYAGRAHA for BHASA-NISA-BEUSA and Odisha right on Mahanadi water
Bhubaneswar 02.10.2016 (By Sanjit Kumar Mohanty) INTUC, Odisha Branch staged Satyagraha and Dharana in front of Odisha Assembly on 2nd October Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti demanding total implementation of Odia Language in Court administration, Educational Institutions and provision of penalty for the violation. INTUC demands total prohibition of liquor in the State and job for all, skill up-gradation of all unskilled workers and water for all cultivatable land. They also demanded right of Odisha in Mahanadi water and condemned the inaction of Odisha State Government Dr. R.C. Khuntia, EX-MP and President of INTUC Odisha Branch presided over the meeting and strongly criticized the Central Government for demolishing the structure which was given protection to all workers in the country and criticizing the State Government for not doing any work ever after three years of Government of India giving Classical Status to Odia Language. When Gujrat and Bihar Government have implemented total prohibition BJD Government is increasing liquor Bhati and wine shops. The Odisha State Government has failed to protect the interest of Odisha people in Mahanadi Water Issue.
Sri Prasad Harichandan while addressing the delegates of INTUC said that people are not getting drinking water where as liquires shops are increasing every day. While wine is the man cause of problems in family. Hence women should come forward and joined the movement. On Mahanadi water issue Sj. Nabin Pattnaik and BJD Government are only shedding crocodile tears. The state Government could not present the case before the Central Government and court. The Odia Language has faced serious situation under by Nabin Pattnaik and He is the only Chief Minister in the country who does not know the local language. PCC will always support the genuine movement of INTUC. Nisamukti Andolon leader freedom fighter Sj. Padmacharan Nayak seek the support of all organization for total prohibition and gave call to defeat the force who are opposing prohibition.
Renounced language expert and classical language draft committee Chairman Padmashree Dr. Debi Prasad Pattnaik demanded that state Govt. should take appropriate state for implementation of Odia language in all places. Dr. Natabar Satpathy, Dr. Subrat Prusty, Ex-Minister Sj. Panchanan Kanungo, AITUC Secretary, Dr. Souribandhu Kar, Kishore Jena, Prasant Behera, Harish Gaurang, Dharanidhar Swain, Sandhya Mohapatra, Krushna Ch. Rout, Madam Mohan Dhal, Bidyadhar Mohanty, Shyam Sundar Mohapatra, Akshaya Tripathy, Pranati Mishra, Satyabrat Nayak, Arindam Sarkel, Ex-Minister Suresh Kumar Routrary, Bijaya Laxmi Sahooo, Dr. Natabar Satpathy, Pratap Pradhan, Banalata Mishra, Ex-MP, Bibhuprasad Tarai, Kshirod Ojha, Satyananda Sahoo, Krushna Ch. Sahoo, Ajaya Paikray, Keshab Behera, Nirmal Samal, Suvendu Mohanty, Bimal Kumar Pradhan and Smt. Sulochan Das, PCC Spokesman participated in Dharana and addressed the delegates.