Bhubaneswar: An incident of political violence has come to the fore in Kendrapara district’s Pattamundai area where Chilikana Sarapanch Bijay Rout was brutally attacked with sharp weapons by some of his rivals at Terehi village last night.
Rout was first rushed to a nearby hospital by locals. However, he has now been shifted to the Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in view of his serious condition, said reports.
According to complaints lodged by family members of Rout, two persons, Ganeshwar Mishra and Siddheswar Mishra, attacked him over past enmity. The police have started investigation.