Violence Erupts Over Casting Of Votes, Two Critical


Bhadrak: A man and his daughter sustained grievous injuries after they were attacked by a group of people over casting of votes during Dhamnagar bypoll in Bhadrak district.

As per reports, the incident occurred at Talagopabindha village under Tihidi Block late on Friday night, a day after bye-election to Dhamnagar Assembly Constituency.

According to reports, a particular party had reprimanded two families of the village barring them from casting of votes in the bypoll. However, eligible voters of the families went ahead to elect their representatives.

When learnt about the incident, the party members attacked the man and his daughter with an iron rod for the violation.

Reportedly, the victims are undergoing treatment at the Bhadrak district headquarters hospital.

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