The International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day has come and gone. Besides setting up new records, the brouhaha that was generated both in the Indian and international press was unprecedented. Agreed it was an over hyped media event, but then who is complaining?
BJP-led NDA government's Mahanadi-Godavari link programme is a messy message. With its mellifluous words, government mauls to Mahanadi. The Union government should know it will create a midden for Mahanadi. Water Resources and Rivers Development Minister, Uma Bharati's upsurge ideas for Mahanadi-Godavari river link will bring uprising and upbraid for her ministry.
Mahanadi and Godavari river interlinking is a mischief for Mahanadi and gaunt for Godavari. On Mahanadi-Godavari River interlinking proposal neither government nor the elected representatives are ready to listen the sorrows of Mahanadi and Godavari.
One year after creating history with his fourth consecutive landslide win, Naveen Patnaik and his BJD are like a leviathan on the political spectrum of Odisha. The British had described the Lord's Chariot as a "Juggernaut", meaning a destructive force which mowed down anything in this path. The BJD's juggernaut, after the recent local bodies elections wins, has crushed all opposition in the state.