Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- The residents of Aul and Rajkanika blocks in Kendrapara district on Wednesday intensified their protest against the proposed drinking water project on Kharasrota river at Rajkanika's Bharigada.

Earlier on Tuesday, the district administration had clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC for a period of two months in three panchayats to expedite the works on the mega drinking water project.

Meanwhile, police reportedly arrested over 35 members of the organisation after they staged a roadblock on Tuesday.

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