Bhubaneswar: Tension has prevailed at Chudakuti under Dhamnagar police
limits in Bhadrak district as DJ machines were allegedly destroyed by
police during the Dola Melana procession in the village last night.
Villagers have now blocked the road demanding compensation against the
damaged DJ machines whose cost would be about Rs 5 lakh.
According to reports, police had given oral permission for playing DJ
during the famous Chudakuti Melana procession. However, the DJ was
played till late night, inviting police action.
The villagers have now blocked the Dhamnagar road by burning tyres.
Adequate police personnel have been deployed in the area to ensure
that the tension doesn’t escalate further.