Tension ahead of CM’s Utkal University visit; 50 detained

Bhubaneswar: Situation turned tense on the Utkal University Campus here in Bhubaneswar hours before CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit leading to detention of scores of students’ Congress activists by police.

According to sources, a motorcycle rally was taken out by the students’ wing of Congress in protest of CM’s visit. Upon being stopped, a scuffle broke out between the police and the activists.

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Amid tension, police detained around 50 student activists, sources informed.

The CM is scheduled to attend the annual function of the student of the University.