Biju Yuva Vahini members clash during party event in Bhadrak

Bhadrak/Jagatsinghpur: A group clash broke out between two groups of Biju Yuva Vahini at a tree plantation programme of ruling-BJD in Padmapur panchayat under Basudevpur block of Bhadrak today.

A complaint in this regard has been filed at the local police station and police have launched an investigation into the matter.

In another incident, two groups of BJD clashed in Raghunathpur block of Jagatsinghpur district today.

According to sources, more than 10 sarpanch and samiti members reportedly from the rival group of BJD MLA Rajashree Mallick were discussing their problems with the BDO. At the same time, a group of supporters of the MLA reached the spot following which an altercation broke out between the two groups.

Amid tension at the block office, 1 platoon of police force was deployed in the area, added sources.