July 6, 2022

BJP nationwide spokesperson Sambit Patra on Sunday demanded stern motion in opposition to Odisha MLA Prashant Jagdev who plowed his SUV right into a crowd injuring a number of BJP staff and law enforcement officials.

Patra, who landed in Bhubaneswar on Sunday morning, visited the injured individuals at AIIMS Bhubaneswar. Later, keeping a press convention, Patra condemned the incident and stated it has maligned the picture of Odisha.

Talking in regards to the incident, Patra stated, “As BJP was once all set to win each block chairman seats beneath Chilika constituency, the BJD MLA was once seeking to take keep watch over over the democratic means of election. On the other hand he failed to take action. So, out of frustration, the legislator attempted to kill round 20 BJP staff together with ladies through ramming his car into the gang.”

It is a subject of shock that an elected MLA has dedicated this sort of crime, that too more than likely inebriated, Patra stated.

“This was once not anything however try to homicide… This was once now not most effective the strive of homicide of the BJP staff but additionally it was once an try to homicide the democracy,” he stated.

Describing the suspension of Jagdev from BJD as a drama, he stated, “After suspension, he was once observed attending BJD conferences and campaigning for the celebration.”

Regardless of realizing that Jagdev is a routine wrongdoer and enthusiastic about a number of violent incidents previously, the regional celebration (BJD) has now not expelled him. He was once even given a price ticket for the second one time through the celebration, the BJP chief stated.

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“We need to ask why the BJD didn’t expel Jagdev. We call for stern motion in opposition to him,” he demanded.

The BJP chief stated his celebration has gained Meeting elections in 4 states and it has misplaced in a single state Punjab. On the other hand, no violence has been reported in any of those states since the BJP staff by no means take pleasure in violence.

Relating to the case of West Bengal and Odisha, such poll-related violence is being reported. After West Bengal elections, a number of BJP staff were killed and in Odisha, such a lot of violent incidents were reported throughout all of the panchayat election, he identified.

He alleged that the MLA has maligned the picture of the peace-loving folks of Odisha who’re identified for his or her simplicity, just right manners, non violent coexistence and non-violence.

Alternatively, BJD Rajya Sabha member Munna Khan stated, “By no means such an incident has took place in our state until the day before today. Our celebration and chief Naveen Patnaik by no means encourages any more or less violence. And such incidents must now not be tolerated.”

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Printed on: Sunday, March 13, 2022, 06:35 PM IST