Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik today slammed Chief minister Naveen Patnaik for his government’s failure to provide safe drinking water ever after ruling the state for 18 years.
In a statement here, Mr Patnaik said lot of planning and expenditure of huge amount, the BJD government led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik failed to provide safe drinking water to the people of the state.
Mr Patnaik said the coastal districts of Puri, Ganjam, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack are facing acute water shortage during summer.
In many places people are unable to get water for their daily use.
Tube wells or piped water supply system have reported high content of fluoride or Iron.