CM to visit Bhadrak today


Bhubaneswar: In a bid to review the recent violent-hit Bhadrak town, Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik has planned to visit the town on Wednesday.

As per sources, his itinerary includes meeting with officials of district administration, Police and  civil society members of the area. Pattnaik after reaching Bhadrak at 10:30 am, he will start the day by taking a stock of the violence-hit areas by visiting the site. Later he will review the situation at Bhadrak Collectorate with senior officials.

Besides, Pattnaik is also scheduled to hold meetings with senior district administration officials over communal tension. Eralier in the day on Tuesday, the district administration of the coastal town had lifted the ban on social media though curfew was re-imposed from 4 pm of Tuesday to 7 am of Wednesday.

It may be noted here that Curfew was imposed on Friday in the district headquarters town of Bhadrak following communal tension. Tension flared up in Bhadrak on Thursday after a group held a demonstration and started dharna outside the local town police station, demanding the arrest of miscreants responsible for posting offensive remarks against Hindu deities on Facebook.

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