Demanding land right to landless and requesting the honorable Governor of Odisha not to give his assent to the ‘anti-people; draconian’ “Odisha Land Grabbing(Prohibition) Bill-2015, which will deprive poor, landless, tribal, dalit, slum-dwellers from their basic and fundamental rights & protesting callousness and failure of Odisha Government to prevent farmers suicide as well as to handle the drought situation “BHUMI ADHIKAR ANDOLAN, ODISHA(LAND RIGHT MOVEMENT,ODISHA) a forum of mass based peasants, left & democratic as well as people’s organizations has organized “MASS PROTEST DHARANA” in front of the Governor’s House, Odisha, Bhubaneswar on today(14th October,2015)
The leader and workers of different mass organizations and people’s organizations like Rabi Das-Sinior Journalist, Panchanan Kanungo-Ex. Finance Minister, Jameswar Samantray-Odisha Krusak Sabha, Khirod Singhdeo -All India Kisan Sabha, Sankar Sahu-All India Krantikari Krusak Sabha, Srikanta Mohanty-Chasi Mulia Sangha, Bhalachandra Sadangi-All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha, Ashok Pradhan-All India Krusak Mahasabha, Nityananda Parida-Odisha Khet Mazdoor Union, Kailash Puhan-Bharatiya Khet Mazdoor Union, Sk. Abdul Walli-RPI-KrusakManch, Bijaya Behera-Samajwadi Krusak Manch, Jyoti Ranjan Mohapatra-Trade Union Coordination Centre, Suresh Panigrahi & Ajay Sharma-Basti Basinda Mahasangh, Damodar Mohapatra-Basti Unnayan Mahasangh, Rama Chandra Sahu-Basti Surakshya Manch, Narendra Mohanty-INSAF,Odisha, Panchanan Senapati-All India People’s Forum(AIPF), Prafulla Samantara-Lokshakti Abhijan & NAPM, Pradeep Sahu-CSD,Odisha, Sala Marndi-Adivasi Adhikar Manch, Anjan Pradhan-Odisha Sramajeevi Manch, Lingaraj from Pashim Odisha Krusak Sangathan Samanway Samiti, Chita Barik- Un-organized Labour Union, Prasant Paikray & Manorama Khatua -PPSS, youth leader Tapan Mishra, AITUCC leader Mahendra Parida, Narayan Reddy- Ganasangram Samiti, Basti Basindanka Milita Mancha- Sk Abadulla, Upakuliya Jami O Jangala Surakhya Samiti- Batakrushna Swain, HMS- Laxmipriya Mohanty, Rajdhani Basti Unnayana Parishad-Bharat Panigrahi and other like minded organizations were spoke against the anti-people and anti-farmers polices of both state and centre at protest dharana. A memorandum was submitted to the Governor of Odisha on behalf of the protesters requesting him not to give his assent to the ‘anti-people & draconian’ “Odisha Land Grabbing (Prohibhition) Bill-2015 and also on protesting callousness and failure of Odisha Government to prevent farmers suicide as well as to handle the drought situation.
(On-behalf of Bhumi Adhikar Andolan,Odisha),