Odisha Elections 2024: BJP worker 'killed' in Patakura

The victim's son Kunjaban Swain alleged, "My father was standing on the roadside. BJD leader Amar Parida ran his vehicle over my father. Some BJD leaders had earlier indulged in booth rigging and when I objected, they had beaten me.”    

The son of the deceased speaks to the media

A BJP worker was allegedly killed in Patakura in Kendrapara during the last phase of polling in Odisha. The incident took place outside booth 161 at Jamapada under Kudanagari police limits.

The deceased is the father of BJP’s panchayat president.