Nabarangpur: Expressing displeasure over lack of drinking water facilities, villagers of Jhadakusumi in Nabarangpur district staged road blockade at NH 26 today.
They blocked traffic by placing empty pitchers on the road.
According to reports, hundreds of villagers took to the streets and staged a protest by placing empty pots and utensils after the administration failed to provide drinking water facilities. Following the blockade, hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both the sides of the road.
On being informed, police reached the spot and tried to pacify the agitators. However, the villagers continued their agitation to press for their demands, sources said.