BJD submits memorandum at Odisha CEO office seeking enhanced security for MLA

The BJD's request came days after BJP candidate Pradip Purohit accused the BJD of engineering an attack on his poll meeting in the assembly constituency.

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Apprehending that BJD MLA Susant Singh might come under attack in bypoll-bound Padampur, with two BJP leaders, who had earlier allegedly assaulted his brother, camping in the segment, the ruling party of Odisha on Friday urged the chief electoral officer (CEO) to enhance his security.