According to the police report, eggs were hurled at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at a programme in Balasore, but the egg didn’t hit him. The attack took place during the inauguration of Talsari beach festival under Bhograi block in Balasore district. None was injured in this attack.
The lady who brought eggs in her bags, has been arrested and is being interrogated. She is identified as the wife of a BJP activist and she threw the eggs targeting CM Patnaik in Protest against the detention of her husband ahead of the chief minister’s arrival in the district.
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Lekhasri Samantsinghar said, “The woman was beaten mercilessly by police and BJD workers in the presence of the chief minister.”