Hindol: A BJP delegation met State Election Commission (SEC) here today and appraised the attack on party workers allegedly by the BJD activists during NAC poll campaign in Hindol.
The saffron leaders demanded strong action against the BJD workers for attacking their party workers.
“Our delegation met n appraised the St Election Commission about the violent attack on BJP karyakartas by”gundas” of ruling BJD at Hindol NAC. In view of upcoming NAC elections, BJD apprehending defeat is resorting to violence. We denounce this undemocratic n primitive behavior,” Lekha Shree Samantsinghar twitted, who was a member of the delegation.
They alleged police of not taking action against the ruling party workers even after lodging the complaint.
Two BJP workers identified as Prashnat Panda, who is in-charge in ward number 7, and former sarpanch Manjulata were injured in the attack. They were admitted to hospital for treatment in Dhenkanal.
Reacting to the attack, BJP leader and former Lok Sabha MP Rudra Narayan Pani along with his party workers staged dharna in front of police station.