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BJD parliamentarians moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the Mahanadi water Dispute.

New Delhi:18/12/17; BJD parliamentarians today moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the Mahanadi water dispute.

With the Speaker of the Lok Sabha yet to accept the notice, BJD MPs would move the same motion tomorrow as well, informed sources. The party MPs in the Upper House of the Parliament have also moved a calling attention notice for a discussion on the issue.

“BJD parliamentarians will do all the needful to protect the interests of Odisha’s people,” BJD’s Kendrapara MP, Baijayant Panda said. Expressing similar views Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Deb informed, “We have moved a calling attention notice on the Mahanadi water row in the Upper House.” Meanwhile, the Mahanadi Bachao Andolan has begun a ‘satyagraha’ in front of the Parliament demanding formation of a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi river water dispute with Chhattisgarh.

Apart from leaders of different political parties, social activist Swami Agnivesh also joined the ‘satyagraha.’

The BJD Parliamentary party under the chairmanship of party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had decided to raise Mahanadi tribunal and Polavaram issues during the winter session of the Parliament.

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