Rairakhol News

Jumbo trouble in Rairakhol

A herd of 28 elephants have wreaked havoc in Rairakhol in Sambalpur district since last 10 days. The animals have entered Kholgarh, Henteri, Badhindol, Charmal, Dhanrakhaman, Laiza, Taal and Luhapank villages and destroyed paddy and houses. Forest department sources said at least two houses have been completely damaged by the elephants in Taal and Luhapank

A Dalit family evicted from their village

A dalit family of Tantagarh village, under Rairakhol subdivision of Sambalpur, has been allegedly driven away by upper caste people. The victim, Kandarpa Sethi said, his wife and three children were attacked by the upper caste people at their home on 7th of August under Rairakhol police station area . Since then, they are spending

Mishap occurred in Redhakhol – Naktideul road

Another road mishap occurred,  as the Bolero(OR 02BA 0963) hit the road side tree somewhere in Redhakhol – Naktideul road near chahatapada in sambalpur district. Three person were killed in this mishap and the driver ( named as Dhiren Sahu) was under treatment at VSS Medical College Hospital at Burla. They were all teachers of

Rairakhol MLA Rohit Pujari will be deputy govt chief whip

BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik appointed Rairakhol MLA Rohit Pujari will be deputy government  chief whip in the state assembly. Earlier Bhograi MLA Anant Das was appointed government chief whip. A formal notification to this effect is likely to be issued soon. Besides, the names of Mangala Kissan, Bed Prakash Agrawala, Pramila Mallick and Surjya Narayan

Kartika Purnima marred by accidents, deaths

The celebration of the maritime glory of Odisha on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Wednesday was marred by the death of eight persons in separate road mishaps and a drowning incident in different districts. A truck rammed into a roadside tree in Sambalpur, killing two men travelling in the truck. The deceased were identified

Fights for Zilla Parishad in Sambalpur

It is all set to be a triangular fight involving the Congress, BJP and the BJD in the ensuing Panchyat election for 19 Zilla Parishad seats in the district. Though in power, the Congress will find it hard to retain control with heavyweights like Prasanna Acharya and Rohit Pujari of the BJD and Jayanarayan Mishra