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Odia women demonstrate in West Bengal over Laxmighat playground

11/06/2021 at 12:00 PM

Bhubaneswar,June 11: Odia women living under Titagarh Urban Bodies in West Bengal have demonstrated on the dispute over Laxmighat playground.

Opposing the use of the playground by children of other areas, hundreds of Odia women staged protest before the Khadadahar Odia Samaj Office and Utkal Pathagara to free the access of others into it.

However, the demonstration was later called off after the authorities of the Titagarh Municipal Corporation promised for permanent solution.

Sources said, thousands of Odia families are permanently living around Titagarh industrial estate since years. Since then, Odia children have been using the Laxmighat playground near the Odia Colony for sports and games. At the same time, they maintain it with essential cleansing. Meanwhile, dispute raised when some children of other colonies took up games on Laxmighat ground.Reacting over it, the women of Odia Samaj opposed it and lodged complain at the Urban bodies.

 However, the rage pacified after the amicable discussion between the officials of Odia Samaj and the local minority community. Meanwhile, the Administrator of Titagarh Municipal Corporation Prashant Chowdhury assured quick redress of the problem.  

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