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Youth Congress to stage protest demonstration on September 9, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Raipur: On September 9, the Chhattisgarh Youth Congress will stage a protest demonstration demanding their 11-point demands in front of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha. About 50,000 Youth Congress workers are expected to participate in the protest. Earlier, the Youth Congress declared that it would protest in front of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha on September 5. However, as the September 5 meet of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha got adjourned, the Youth Congress also delayed their protest.

New training facility for Army in Chhattisgarh. Raipur, Chhattisgarh

New Delhi: Army has set up a new permanent training facility in the Naxal-affected area of Narayanpur in Chhattisgarh to train its troops in jungle warfare.

The manoeuvre ranges in Narayanpur have been earmarked as a permanent training facility to train troops in jungle warfare. The first army brigade deployed in the area has completed its training and the second batch will move in soon, army sources said here.

The first army brigade from Lucknow was stationed in Narayanpur in June and it successfully completed its training in the third week of August, they said.

Chhattisgarh moves SC over Polavaram Dam, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking directions to restrain Andhra Pradesh from continuing with construction of a dam on Godavari at Polavaram. The state says the clearances given to the project are illegal and the project threatens the environment and tribals

of the state.
"The project will threaten valuable ecology and wildlife. The project will bring misery to tribals by submerging more than 300 villages in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa," Chhattisgarh government said.