FIR lodged and Public Meeting organised at Gop of Puri district in support of Demand for CBI inquiry into Land Scam of Satish Gajbhiye, IPS officer, Odisha
As part of the Campaign drive by Civil Society Groups in support of their demand for arrest of corrupt IPS officer Sri Satish Gajbhiye, former SP, Kendrapara who is under suspension, Mass Public Meeting was organised on 19.8.15 at Gop Block headquarter of Puri districts. Hundreds of the people of Gop and Nimapara block had gathered to express their solidarity with the Activists to put pressure on Govt. for arrest of Sri Gajbhiye. The meeting started at 5 PM with Sri Punesh Kumar Senapati, Social Activist presiding over the meeting and giving brief introduction about incident of huge land illegally acquired by Sri Satish Gajnbhiye in Gop area. He delivered lengthy speech starting from swindling, womanisation and land-grabbing by the self-styled God-Man Baba Sarathi of Kendrapara to police atrocity on the people registering their protest against the police inaction and providing protection to Baba Sarathi. The issues relating to land scam by Satish Gajbhiye was discussed in the meeting. All the speakers highlighted misdeeds of Nabin Patnaik Govt., growing corruption in every field and state protection to corrupt Ministers IAS and IPS officers who have illegally accumulated crores of rupees through corrupt ad fraudlent practice. Nabin Patnaik is deceiving the people in the name of transparent Govt. But in practice, there is no transparency in administration. All the speakers justified their stand for demand for CBI enquiry and explained about the reason behind their demand for CBI inquiry. The local speakers also spoke about how the land is being barren and affected due to water logging artificially created by big ponds developed by Satish Gajbhiye. The crowd supported it and extended their support to Civil Society Groups spearheading campaign on land scam in Odisha.
The Speakers who addressed the meeting were Sri Sudhir Mohaty, advocate and Secretary, Odisha Durniti Sangharsa Manch, Mr. Ratanakar Mallik, Sri Dibakar Nayak, RTI Activist, Sri Brahmanad Mallik, eminent Senior Citizen, Sri Pradip Pradhan, RTI Activist and State Convener, Odisha Soochana Adhikar Abhijan, Sri Ashok Mallik, State President, NACDOR, Sri Pratap Sahu, President, Basti Sangharsh Samiti, Sri Abdul Walli etc.
FIR was lodged in Gop Police Station against Satish Gajbhiye and Ranjan Gajbhiye for illegally acquiring land in Gop area. The police has not registered the case till yet
Pradip Pradhan, M-9937843482