CM directs to stop tree cutting at proposed beer factory in Dhenkanal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday directed the Dhenkanal district administration to immediately take steps to stop tree cutting at Balarampur village, where beer bottling plant is proposed to be set up.

The Chief Minister has also directed the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) to investigate the matter, said an official statement.

The development came a day after the villagers lodged a strong protest against tree felling at Balarampur for the beer factory.