Flood relief: The Odisha unit of Samajwadi Party demanded ex gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the family of each deceased in the floods, while exhorting the government to provide free treatment to those injured by wall collapse accidents. The state president of the party Mr Rabi Behera wrote to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in this regard on Friday.
Archery meet: A state-level archery competition will be held in Dhenkanal from 8 to 10 October to select the candidates for the National Archery competition. Player from 19 units of 19 districts of the state will participate.
Handwash week: A week-long campaign to observe global handwash week was launched in Koraput block by Rama Kumari Singh, Chairperson, Koraput block who hoisted the sanitation flag in the office campus in presence of Soojata Mishra, BDO, Koraput, Siba Shankar Patnaik, SI of Schools, Siba Prasad Rath, SI of schools and other officials from education department.
Book exhibition: Koraput Collector Sachin Jadhav inaugurated a book exhibition in the Koraput town hall. The exhibition with varieties of books from fiction to science in Odia, English and Hindi is being organised by New Race Book Sellers and Publishers of Bhubaneswar.