Bhubanseswar: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Srikant Jena urges PM Narendra Modi to resolve Mahanadi water dispute and coal cess issue
Ex-Union minister Srikant Jena writes to PM Narendra Modi, approaches him to halt projects undertaken by Chattisgarh. Srikant Jena urges PM Narendra Modi to take steps for formation of special tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute.
Centre earns around Rs 8,000 cr coal cess from Odisha; why it is being spent in Gujarat and Maharashtra, asks Srikant Jena. He demanded that the Centre stop construction of barrages upstream Mahanadi in Chhattisgarh and form a special tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute and invest all coal revenue it is collecting from Odisha for development of the State .
He too alleged the Government has stopped giving funds for many projects and schemes initiated by the UPA Government.