.........DHENKANAL: The protests over water were also reported from Dakhinkali temple in Dhenkanal on Tuesday as the crises deepened in their area. The residents of Dakhinkali area alleged that despite several requests, the officials of PHED are yet to make any attempt to resolve the water crisis. Similarly, the undeclared power cuts have added to their woes. Members of Senior Citizen Forum have expressed their dissatisfaction over the failure of piped water supply system and tankers.
Being informed, Dhenkanal Town police and PHED authorities rushed to the spot and pacified the agitators.On Monday, the agitators had raised several issues, including the problem of water scarcity, before the district administration. They also demanded basic facilities in the railway station where dormitory and waiting rooms remain locked.
Passengers are facing difficulties due to scorching summer, said forum president Ramakant Mishra.
CESU officials said steps are being taken to provide uninterrupted power supply while total cabling work is yet to be completed.