Odisha became in the information in 2016 in general for incorrect motives like Japanese Encephalitis claiming over one hundred lives, malnutrition killing babies, an intercourse scandal, water battle with Chhattisgarh, farmers’ woes et al.
The Naveen Patnaik authorities confronted embarrassing moments because the tale of Dana Majhi, a bad tribal who had to walk over 10 km wearing his wife’s frame on his shoulder from a central authority hospital in backward Kalahandi district after being denied a hearse in August, made worldwide news.
as the negative healthcare region within the state stood uncovered, economic help poured in from many quarters for 45-yr-old Majhi, whose spouse had died of TB on the health facility, at the same time as an educational institute supplied unfastened training to his three daughters in Bhubaneswar.
The BJD government changed into under attack all through the year as many other problems such as dying of 25 humans in a sanatorium hearth in Bhubaneswar, excessive infant, and maternal mortality fees, corruption and strength crisis armed Competition Congress and BJP with enough ammo.
in the phrases of state Odisha Congress leader Prasad Harichandan and BJP nation president Basant Panda, the BJD authorities failed on all fronts and healthcare, education, and law and order equipment collapsed.
On its part, BJD, which is in its fourth term in energy, accused the Centre of neglecting the state by way of slashing the budget and claimed that its authorities are ably coping with all troubles.
The Opposition claimed that healthcare crumbled in the country saying more than one hundred kids died due to Jap Encephalitis in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district in a span of approximately months. The sickness unexpectedly unfolds and 6 of the seven blocks of the district had been badly hit Graet Gossip.
The country government also drew flak following the death of at the least 19 infants due to alleged malnutrition at Nagada village in mineral-wealthy Jajpur district inside a quick span during June-July.
Every other tragedy which evoked sizable condemnation and outcry became the killing of five civilians, such as 3 tribals and a child, in alleged firing by using protection forces on July 8 at Gumudumaha in Kandhamal district.
at the same time as Patnaik, who holds the housing portfolio, came under sharp attack for the incident, politicians made a beeline to the nondescript village alleging excessive-handedness. Rattled by way of brickbats from many quarters, the nation authorities ordered a probe via a special research crew (Sit).
Yet Any other act of BJD authorities which drew extreme grievance from many spheres changed into its handling of Mahanadi river water problem with neighboring Chhattisgarh. BJD become up in palms stressful stoppage of production of dams and barrages in upper reaches of Mahanadi in Chhattisgarh announcing the tasks might drastically reduce water flow into Odisha, hitting difficult agricultural, business and other sports.
Though the kingdom authorities claimed it turned into saved inside the dark approximately the projects over the river, taken into consideration because of the lifeline of Odisha, Opposition events lashed out at it pronouncing it turned into well aware about the plans chalked out by Chhattisgarh way lower back in 2000.