Semi-nude protest: Police register cases against anti-Posco agitators
"The case has been registered at Abhaychandpur police station under section 294 (a) and other sections of the IPC," Jagatsinghpur Superintendent of Police Satyabrata Bhoi said today, adding that appropriate action will be initiated against the women and Sahu.
Meanwhile, the women belonging to both pro and anti project groups, held separate meetings to chalk out their respective strategies. PPSS's women's wing- "Durga Bahini", at a meeting this morning resolved to take extreme steps to ensure withdrawal of Posco project.
"Now we can go to any extent to ensure stopping of the project on our fertile land," said Durga Bahini chief Manorama Khatua, who was among the three women against whom the case had been registered. She said the women would henceforth guard the entry gate to Dhinkia area with their male counterparts to ensure no more demolition of betel vines.
The pro-project group of women at a separate meeting condemned the semi-nude protest by members of the Durga Bahini. They demanded immediate arrest of PPSS leader Abhaya Sahu accusing him of instigating innocent women to strip in public.
The meeting chaired by Anju Dalei said the women of the entire district hung their heads in shame for the semi-nude protest by a group of women belonging to Durga Bahini.
Meanwhile, there was calm in the
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