Tension ran high as hundreds of people belonging to two gram panchayats, Apandara and Gara Mandali, gathered with empty buckets, pots and pitchers and blocked the Tihudi-Naharana road in protest this morning.
According to information, only saline water comes from different water sources as the area is located near the sea coast. Villagers depend on water supply projects for availing water.
“We are bound to depend on water supply projects of the Government to get sweet water for daily use. However, the administration has neglected a lot. Despite repeated requests before the BDO and other authorities, we have not been provided water for daily use,” said agitating villagers.
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