Rourkela, Feb 19 (UNI) The Rourkela district unit of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today demanded the dissolution of the Rourkela Municipal Council.
Addressing a series of street corner meetings in different parts of the town, Rourkela District BJD president Ananda Mohanty alleged large-scale corruption in the Council and demanded the government to dissolve it.
Mr Mohanty also urged the government to constitute a high power committee to inquire the corruption.
The party activists blocked the road near daily market for three hours, demanding repair of various roads in the Rourkela town.
They cleared the road after Rourkela Additional District Magistrate-cum-Municipal Executive Officer assured them of repairing the roads within a week.
The BJD leader said his party would resort to agaitation again if the authorities failed to repair the roads.
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