Lower Suktel River is locally known as life line of Banalgir District. Entire Bolangir district is under scarcity of water since long. In the event the project functions & preservation of water, the decreasing ground water level will develop slowly and that people of Bolangir Town will get sufficient drinking water. There is no definite source that people of two blocks will get water to harvest single crop out of double crop in a year arising out of the said irrigation project. On the other hand peoples of 29 villages are going to lose their identity and will be displaced from their own land.
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