Once again the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra vehicle of the Centre has allegedly been targeted in Odisha. This time, miscreants have allegedly vandalised the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra vehicle, meant to highlight the achievements of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, in Athagarh of Cuttack district.
Chakradhar Muduli, driver of the vehicle said, “I had gone to attend a programme at Sathilo panchayat. Between 10:30 am and 11 am, two miscreants came and attacked me and a worker with sticks. They also hurled stones at LED screen and tore banners.”
Muduli claimed that the miscreants chased them following which they took shelter at the police station and lodged a complaint in connection with the incident.
It is for the third time the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra vehicle has been opposed and vandalised by miscreants in Odisha. On January 3, a van was vandalised at Dhamnagar in Bhadrak.
The incident was reported from Chudakiti panchayat under the Dhamnagar constituency. Moreover, a van was ransacked in Basudevpur area, sources said.