Karanjia: The ‘prajameli’ of locals in Karanjia block of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha has entered day four on Monday.
According to reports a few miscreants had damaged the statue of famous freedom fighter Birsa Munda located in Kendujunia village of Thakurmunda block.
This gave rise to major protests and a prajameli was organized by the villagers. The locals are demanding instant arrest of the miscreants and strict punishment.
The police have assured that today they will take a scientific team and investigate the happenings.
The locals have alleged that the forest division employees have a hand in the damage to the statue. This has however been denied by the forest officers.