Bhubaneswar: In a different kind of protest, Aam Aadmi Party activists staged a demonstration by burning sugarcanes in front of the Bolangir district Collector’s office this morning. The AAP activists demanded that the administration take immediate measures for reoperation of the sugar mill at Deogaon in the district.
According to information, over a hundred of men and women workers of the party are now sitting on a dharna. Police have reached the spot and are trying to disperse them.
The party activists alleged that a meeting was held between sugarcane farmers, district administration and people’s representatives, where it was decided to reopen the sugar mill, the only industry in entire Bolangir. However, no concrete steps have yet been taken in this regard, they added.