Vikash Sharma

Palpable tension prevailed at Morada in Mayurbhanj district after a few BJP workers were attacked allegedly by BJD workers on Saturday. The tension was reported from booth number 190. 

Later, BJP MLA candidate Krushna Chandra Mohapatra staged a demonstration in front of the booth till late on Saturday night. As a result, the polling party along with EVMs were unable to come out of the booth after the end of polling.

Following the incident, senior officials of district administration and police reached the spot and held discussion with the agitators. 

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The polling party was released only after the BJP MLA candidate called off his demonstration.

Meanwhile, no comments could be obtained from senior police officials or BJD. 

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