Bureau Head(PKB): Delivering a scathing attack on the utter negligence of the opening up of the Kendriya Vidyalaya at Jeypore in the tribal koraput district of Odisha, the Sr. Congress Leader and MLA Jeypore Taraprasad Bahinipati along with Chairman, Jeypore Municipality Narendra Kumar Mahanty has called for a strike of the district.
While speaking to our correspondent, Mr. Mahanty told ” The strike called by Congress party is a protest against the step motherly treatment of BJP government at the centre towards Jeypore subdivision of the tribal dominated koraput district of Odisha for the genuine demand for the sanction of a central school”
Reacting heavily, Mr. Mahanty asked “When Kendriya Vidyalaya could be sanctioned for Himanchal Pradesh, the in – laws areas of Union Education Minister and also for the own areas of Dharmendra Pradhan in Angul, Why not for Jeypore? asked Mr. Mahanty.
Expressing about the strike, Mr. Mahanty said “We have announced the strike on Tuesday that would be held in the peaceful manner starting from morning 6am to 6 pm in the district. According to him, ” Everyone has agreed to co-operate the “Koraput Banndh”.
It was to be reported here that just a couple of days ago, the same party staged a dharna in front of the main post office of Jeypore that received huge support from the local people including parents towards the demand of a Kendriya Vidyalaya at Jeypore. The Jeypore town IIC Sambit Behera stated ” They have written letter to DM, koraput about the strike” Whether one participates or not depends on him as there is no compulsion for participation, states Mr. Behera.