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Abhijit admitted to Capital Hospital following stomach pain

2/12/2018 at 2:29 PM

Bhubaneswar: Defence analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, who was lodged at Jharpada Special jail for making derogatory remarks on Odisha and Odia culture, was admitted to Capital Hospital here following stomach pain.

Iyer-Mitra is in jail since October 23, the day he first appeared before the Assembly House Committee, in connection with a case registered against him in Saheednagar police station for his alleged defamatory remarks on Odisha MLAs thereby breaching privilege of the House.

Meanwhile, the Odisha Legislative Assembly accepted the apology tendered by Iyer-Mitra and dropped the matter pertaining to ‘derogatory’ comments made by him on the State Assembly and its members.

However, he was arrested by Saheednagar police for making derogatory comments on Odisha, its places of worship, culture and MLAs.

 

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