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BJD MLA Anant Narayan fined Rs 500 for illegal parking

8/09/2019 at 3:46 PM

Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD MLA and former Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Anant Narayan Jena was slapped with a fine of Rs 500 for illegal parking near AG Square in Bhubaneswar.

Maintaining that law is equal for everybody Jena said, “My driver had parked the vehicle illegally on road and police fined.” Jena paid the fine and left the place.

Notably, police on Saturday resorted to lathicharge to disperse an angry mob at Rajmahal Square here after protests erupted over hefty fines being imposed by police and transport officials following the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act from September 1.

Meanwhile, during the State-wide checking on drink driving at 14 toll gates, police have arrested 38 drivers so far.

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