Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sambalpur, Jun 7:
Hundreds of investors duped by chit fund firms staged protest in Odisha’s Sambalpur district today demanding quick return of their capital.
A protest rally is scheduled to be held at Nari Seva Sadan here, where investors from Bargarh, Balangir, Sundargarh and Deogarh districts are set to join the gathering, sources said.
The rally will be attended by advisor of Aarthika Sansthamananka Dwara Kshatigrastanka Milita Mancha (ASDKMM) Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, veteran journalist Rabi Das and some leaders of opposition parties.
Swindled investors will be identified at Tehsil-level and blueprint will be prepared to put pressure on chit-fund scam probe commission and State Government to return their hard-earned money, sources said.
Similar gatherings are scheduled to be held in Nayagarh on June 10 and in Balasore on June 17.