Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik held hostage, should be freed: BJP

BJP leader Samir Mohanty claimed that Odisha's CM Naveen Patnaik is being held hostage, citing suspicious AI-generated videos featuring Patnaik. He also expressed concerns over 'bureaucratic control over governance.'

BJP leader Samir Mohanty at a press meet

Senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Samir Mohanty alleged that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been held hostage and he should be freed.

Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, the BJP leader referred to some videos that were uploaded on social media in the last few days featuring statements and remarks of the Chief Minister.