Bhubaneswar, May possibly 2 : The Odisha device of Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) on Monday noticed a 12-hour bandh in Deogarh district protesting the arrest of Deogarh legislator Subash Panigrahi.
Notably, Subash was arrested on Sunday by Deogarh police for allegedly thrashing Tileibani BDO Krushnachandra Dalapati.
The BJP supporters resorted to picketing and road blockade in Deogarh all through the bandh from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. vehicular movement was disrupted, retailers and small business institutions remained shut in the district for the duration of the bandh.
On the other hand, emergency expert services and autos carrying learners for exams were being excluded from the ambit of the bandh.
The BJP demanded the arrest of the BDO accusing him of misbehaving with the celebration MLA.
On Sunday, BJP MLAs Kusum Tete, Mohan Majhi and Bhabani Shankar Bhoi together with the social gathering personnel staged a protest in front of the Deogarh law enforcement station.
On the other hand, the Deogarh district Congress unit has also staged demonstration and submitted a memorandum to the Governor by means of the district collector demanding removal of Panigrahi from MLA placement.
BJP MLA Tete described the arrest as unfortunate and requested why the police have not taken any motion on a grievance submitted by the MLA prior to the FIR lodged by the BDO.
Talking to the media, Panigrahi alleged that law enforcement had falsely registered this circumstance and arrested him on the behest of the ruling BJD.
“As I have lifted the farmers’ issue in the Assembly and stalled the Household for 6 days, the BJD has focused me and manufactured conspiracy to arrest me,” alleged Panigrahi.
Even so, BJD legislator Aswini Patra refuted the allegation of BJP and reported the law will acquire its very own study course. The statements manufactured by BJP leaders are phony and fabricated and they are carrying out it for political motives, he reported.
In the meantime, a delegation of OAS officers affiliation fulfilled the Odisha main secretary and supplemental main secretary, property, demanding arrest of other people, who had been concerned in the assault scenario. (IANS)