Bhubaneswar: Many BJP leaders of Kendrapara, including district president Duryodhan Sahoo, were detained by police this morning ahead of visit of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to the district, according to reports.
Patnaik is scheduled to arrive at Mahakalpada in Kendrapara district at 11.30 am. He will lay foundation stone for a mega water drinking water, which would supply drinking water to 200 villagers under the Mahakalpada (148 villages) and Marshaghai blocks (52 villages).
As many as 16 platoons have been deployed to ensure that no untoward incident occurs during the CM visit.
Parnchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister Pradeep Maharathy and local MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak would attend the meeting to be held at Sarumuhin, Petachhala, Mahakalpada.