Kendrapara: Poll violence continues in Odisha. In the latest case of poll violence the Sarpanch candidate of Sana Adhanga under Patakura Police limits in Kendrapara district was reportedly attacked yesterday. He was found thrown near the canal in Arjunpur Bankgada and was rescued in a critical condition.
The victim Sarpanch candidate has been identified as Amiya Ranjan.
As per reports, the Sarpanch candidate was rescued in a critical condition on Monday late night from near a canal. He was then rushed to Korua Primary Health Centre. However, as his condition deteriorated, he has been shifted to Cuttack for treatment.
The incident has sparked tension in the area while large numbers of people have ventured to the road demanding strong action against the culprits.
After getting information Police reached the spot and talked to the irate gathering. Police investigation has been initiated to ascertain the persons who have attacked the sarpanch candidate.
Family members of the victim have claimed that Amiya was attacked and later thrown near the canal. However reason behind the attack on the Sarpanch candidate is yet to be ascertained.