Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev rams Vehicle into Crowd; Assaulted

He was rescued by the police and taken to hospital. Further details are awaited.

Breaking News! Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev has been brutally assaulted by a group of people in front of Banpur Block Office during the Panchayat Samiti Chairperson elections. His vehicle was damaged by the mob. He was accused of ramming his vehicle into the crowd.

The visuals confirmed that Prashant Jagdev rammed the vehicle into the crowd, injuring many people, leading to the outrage. At least 25 people including 2 journalists and 7 policemen, have been injured in the incident and subsequent clashes. They include 15 BJP workers and 1 BJD worker. People alleged that the MLA was in an inebriated condition.

He was later rescued by the police and taken to hospital.

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Prashant Jagdev was earlier suspended from BJD for indulging in violent acts. He was even removed from the post of Chairperson of Khordha District Planning Board.

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