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Bypoll over, Bijepur promises forgotten

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | RAKESH JOSHI | BARGARH

After the recent Assembly by-election in Bijepur, no developmental works have been taken up and poll promises have been forgotten, alleged the locals.

CM Naveen Patnaik had declared to take care of all developmental projects in Bijepur but here all the projects have been moving slow, they alleged.

The CM had promised to make Bijepur a model constituency and declared many packages on the development of road, drainage system, construction of town hall, park, market complex and community centre in the NAC of Bijepur. The district administration also have made survey work and prepared DPR. But the works are moving at a snail's pace, alleged Surendra Kumar, a local.

Rs 2 crore for development of NAC. Rs 3 crore for the development of drainage system in the Bijepur town, Rs 1 crore each for the development of playground, market complex, community centres, Kalyan Mandap and Bus stand have been allocated, but most of the projects are very


The CM had declared a special package for the development of Bijepur constituency before election. In this connection more than 20 packages were declared. CM himself declared to review the Bijepur developmental work once in two month. But no tangible actions have been taken ever since, the locals lamented.

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