Protestors triumph as Odisha govt cancels permission to beer bottling plant
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the permission given to a beer bottling plant to come up in Dhenkanal district following protests from locals.
"After receiving the report of Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) on tree cutting in Balarampur village, the Chief Minister ordered cancellation of the beer bottling plant in that location," said a statement from the Chief Minster's Office.
Earlier, the Chief Minister directed the district administration to stop cutting of trees at the proposed beer bottling plant.
(With inputs from agencies.)