21 April 2019
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik sustained injuries after his vehicle was attacked by some miscreants during an election rally in Ghasipura in Keonjhar district on Sunday.
The incident took place at Bhandaripoda Chaak under Ghasipura Assembly constituency from where Patnaik is contesting the polls.
Apart from Patnaik, five Congress workers were also injured in the attack. Three of them have been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Patnaik has filed a police complaint at Ramchandrapur police station over the incident. On the other hand, BJD candidate for Ghasipura Badri Narayan Patra has also written to the CEO demanding action against goons. Keonjhar will go to the polls in the third phase, on April 23.