Sambalpur, Mar 19: The district police detained some BJP activists ahead of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the district on Sunday.
Sources at one of the police stations said, the BJP activists including some women activists have been detained at different police stations to avoid any untoward incident during the Chief Minister’s one-day visit.
Meanwhile, elaborate security arrangements have been made at all the strategic locations and in and around the venues.
Patnaik would visit the district to lay foundation stones and inaugurate various projects.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is also slated to share the dais with Patnaik.