50 hurt in Balasore Chadak fest
Balasore: Nearly 50 persons including 10 police men were injured in a clash in Chandaneswar under Balasore district on Thursday night following a scuffle between the devotees and security personnel. The incident occured during the Chandani Parva, a part of the 13-day Chadaka festival, when the devotees throw sandal paste and mud to other devotees present in the festival.
The aggrieved devotees pelted stones at the cops and torched a police van. The injured persons have been admitted to nearby hospital.