The villagers had intensified their stir during last few days and vowed not to hand over 'a single inch of land' to the Jagatsinghpur administration

Many anti-Posco villagers, who had been agitating against land acquisition for the mega steel plant of the South Korean firm, today retracted their steps as they lined up near their betel vines in Gobindpur village, near Paradip, to hand over their vines to the district administration to make way for the setting up of the project.