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Sambalpur to become Corporation

Bringing good news for the denizens of Sambalpur, the State government has decided to accord corporation status to Sambalpur municipality. It was decided in a high level meeting chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik at Secretariat today.

The major city of western Odisha would become the fourth municipal corporation of the State after Bhubnaeswar, Cuttack and Berhampur.

Accordinng to sources, the corporation will include Burla and Hirakud NACs along with 12 gram panchayats located on the outskirts of the town, he added. At least seven panchayats of Dhanakauda, five of Maneswar block would come under the corporation consisting of as many as 3,35761 population.

Senior congress leader and Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh, slammed the Governemnt saying the ruling party is playing a vote bank politics as the general election is coming closer.
However BJP has welcomed such decision, but demanded the city to be included under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

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