The Maoists alleged that the state government is working for the interests of multinational companies.
This is the third successive win for Biju Janata Dal in civic polls in last 2 years.
Under the scheme, hot cooked meal of rice, dalma and pickles would be served between 11 am and 3 pm everyday to 1,000 urban poor for Rs 5-each.
Everyday 25,000 people visiting these cities and towns for various works would get low-cost lunch at various ‘Aahaar’ outlets.
Though announced before last year’s general and assembly poll, the health insurance scheme has not taken off as yet.
Official sources said the girl had not come back to school after she went to her village for Christmas holidays in December last year.
Patnaik in 2005 had written a letter to the then PM Manmohan Singh recommending Hindalco for the allocation of Talabira coal block.
The BJD has already made it clear that it would not support the amended Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament.
The government would provide a meal for Rs 5 to the urban poor in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Rourkela.
BJD leaders alleged that Orissa’s demands have been completely ignored in the budget.
On Thursday, Naveen had come close to praising the Centre’s allocation of over Rs 3,112 crore to East Coast Railway zone in Orissa.
Odisha also required coal for the non-regulated sector comprising steel, cement industries and their captive power plants, says CM
He was on his way to attend the annual day of the Utkal University Students’ Union.
Behera died of multi-organ failure at about 7.30 am this morning.
Naveen Patnaik spoke at the end of a two-day training programme of Biju Yuva Janata Dal in Rourkela.