Bhubaneswar: BJD Mahila Morcha vice-president Sanjukta Mahal was critically injured after she attempted to commit suicide by inflicting injuries on self Friday night. Sanjukta was rushed to Capital hospital and her condition is said to be critical.
According to reports, Sanjukta was rescued by family members after spotting her lying in a pool of blood inside the house on Friday.
Though the exact reason behind Sanjukta resorting to such extreme step is still unclear, it is suspected that she might have attempted to commit suicide over some family dispute.
Earlier, Sanjukta’s mother Namita Patra, sister Rasmita Behera and sister-in-law Subhasmita Patra had accused her of harassing and torturing them.
The family had brought such allegations against Sanjukta at a press conference held at Bhubaneswar on December 6.
Later, following such allegations Sanjukta was reportedly removed from the post of general secretary of the newly formed trade union wing ‘Biju Janata Dal Sramika Sammukhya’.