BHUBANESWAR : On Tuesday, Baijayant Panda, a parliamentarian of Odisha’s ruling BJD, confronted a humiliating minute when party workers hurled eggs at him in his own Kendrapada constituency. He however shrugged off the attack, saying he was not afraid to face even bullets.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) official confronted the assault while initiating an overhead water tank extend at Jatiparilo town under Rahania Panchayat close Mahanga.
The MP took to Twitter, saying that he is not anxious of stones and eggs.
“Disregard stones and eggs, they can’t bovine me down regardless of the possibility that they utilize slugs. These MPLAD-financed ventures 5.2 million liters of drinking water,” Panda tweeted.
He likewise reprimanded civil servants for choosing the gathering undertakings in BJD.
“I’ve been in the gathering since its origin. In the initial 17 years, we had an arrangement to oppose hooliganism and infighting. Be that as it may, over the most recent three years, numerous things have changed. A few babus sitting in the A/C rooms host began choosing the gathering exercises prompting indiscipline,” Panda told correspondents.
“These are bad signs. I hosted informed the matter to the get-together boss (and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik) and I am certain once he becomes more acquainted with reality, he will surely make strides,” he said.
BJD representative and Cooperation serve Suryanarayan Patro however invalidated Panda’s claims.
“Not officers but rather the gathering president and area level pioneers choose party exercises. Whatever he is stating is absolutely individual,” said Patro.
In the interim, Health Minister and Mahanga MLA Pratap Jena, who was blamed for coordinating the assault on Panda, negated the charge of the contribution of his supporters in the occurrence.
“I am in Shirdi to pay obeisance to Sai Baba. I am not aware of the controversy and related developments. I will respond once I return to Odisha,” said Jena.