Koraput, Oct 22: Health officials from Andhra Pradesh intruded into Odisha’s Koraput district and organised a free health check-up camp in the Kotia area on Saturday.
The illegal venture of the Andhra officials was partly disturbed as some local elites and political leaders vehemently opposed it.
Sources, some health workers from Andhra hold the camp at Patusineri village under Kotia Gram panchayat. After examining the patients the concerned officials distributed medicines to the locals free of cost.
The Andhra officials took the initiative under the “Jagan Anna Arogya Surakshya” scheme named after chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy. They also brought the villagers from far off villages in own vehicles to the camp for consultation.
Vice-chairman of Salur block in Vizianagarm district of Andhra, administrative officer G Parvathi and some doctors were found conducting the camp.
Worth mentioning, the health officials of Andhra had organised a free health camp at Galigabadar village under Nuagaon panchayat in Pottangi block of the district on October 14. The illegal interference of the neighbouring was opposed by Pottangi block chairperson Kalpana Pangi along with her supporters.