Rani Panda Stages Dharna On Puri Bada Danda


Puri: Jatra artist Rani Panda today staged a sit-in on the Puri Bada Danda (Grand Road) demanding action against a youth for passing derogatory remarks on Lord Jagannath.

Dressed as an Odissi dancer, the Jatra actress sat on dharna on the Bada Danda near the Singhadwara alleging that since a week a past of filing an FIR against the youth, but police are yet to take action in this regard.

Earlier, a youth from Rajkanika area, identified as Dilip Bindhani, had passed abusive remarks against Lord Jagannath on the social media platform. Following this, Rani lodged a complaint with the police.

When asked, Panda said that she would continue her dharna untill actions are initiated against the accused youth.

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