Angul: Activists of BJP Mahila Morcha today protested Labour Minister Sushant Singh’s visit to Nalco plant, by waving black flags on the road.
They waved black flag at the Minister’s carcade while he was on his way from Angul to Nalco plant for attending a seminar at Factories and Boiler auditorium on the plant premises.
Police tried to resist them, but failed.
The protesters alleged that unemployment problem in the district continues to rise. Though Angul is considered as a major industrial hub of Odisha, the State government has utterly failed to provide employment to local youths, they alleged. Moreover, the employees working in different industries in the district are not safe as the government has not taken any steps for their safety.
They morcha activists further alleged that Singh had played a major role in influencing the government machineries during Bijepur bypoll. The Minister alos had trapped BJP leader Jaynarayan Mishra in false case during Bijepur by-poll, they alleged.
The women activists of the saffron party said their protest will continue whenever any minister or BJD leader will visit the district.