Intensifying their campaign for Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh's resignation over the coalgate scam, main Opposition party Congress staged 'gherao' of Kanker Collectorate and submitted memorandum demanding CBI inquiry into the allocation of coal blocks in the State. Over 5000 party workers took part in the demonstration which was spearheaded by the senior leaders. Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee President Nand Kumar Patel said that party will continue to raise the voice against the corrupt practises of ruling BJP Government until their demands are not met.
With Rain God turning his fury towards Chhattisgarh once again several areas on Tuesday experienced extensive rainfall. The Flood Alarm has been sounded in several districts including, Kanker and Dhamtari. Villages are being evacuated and gets of dams are being opened and water is rolling down the girds with all its magnificence. All the 10 gates of the General Dam, Dhamtari were opened on Tuesday, releasing 20,00 cusec water per second.