Flooding Brings Life To Halt In Odisha's Bhadrak
Residential areas in several parts of the Bhadrak district were overwhelmed by floodwater from the Baitarani river, putting an end to daily life for many. The district administration estimates that 80,000 to 90,000 individuals have been impacted by the flooding. "The administration took steps and boats along with other necessary help have been deployed," stated Siddeshwar Baliram Bondar, District Magistrate Bhadrak.
Tags: Odisha, Floods, people, Bhadrak, residential areas
Administration Seals Church Gate After Complaints Of Religious Conversion: Odisha
In Odisha's Bhadrak, Section 144 has been imposed by the district administration after receiving complaints alleging a church to be involved in conversion of innocent tribals to Christianity. With this, not more than three persons are allowed to gather within the vicinity of the church, and the church gate is sealed. Sub collector of Bhadrak Manoj Patra said, "we found out that there is some breach of peace between communities".
Tags: Christianity, Conversion, section 144, Odisha, Bhadrak