POSCO: District Administration on Backfoot
TNI Bureau: After showing off muscle power on Sunday and Monday, the Jagatsinghpur district administration was forced to make a retreat at the proposed POSCO site in Gobindpur. The police camp in Mangalapada was temporarily withdrawan. The police forces were withdrawan yesterday after the protesters refused to budge and opposed the land acquisition.
The political parties and right groups slammed the BJD government in Odisha for the police brutality on women and children. CPI leader D. Raja led a procession from Patanahat to Gobindpur. Noted social activist Swami Angnivesh will arrive tomorrow to hold discussions with the displaced people.