Odisha: NSUI activists arrested for hurling egg at CM Naveen Patnaik

Four NSUI members, the student wing of Congress, who had shown black flags and hurled an egg at Patnaik during a function at Suliapada government high school on Wednesday, were arrested yesterday.

By: PTI | Baripada | Updated: October 28, 2016 2:40 pm
naveen patnaik, naveen patnaik birthday, odisha cm birthday, odisha cm, india news Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (Source: Express photo)

Activists of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) were arrested for allegedly hurling an egg at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his visit to Mayurbhanj district, police said on Friday.

Four NSUI members, the student wing of Congress, who had shown black flags and hurled an egg at Patnaik during a function at Suliapada government high school on Wednesday, were arrested yesterday.

Meanwhile, Congress leader Rakesh Singh condemned the arrests and alleged that NSUI members were beaten up and injured by the BJD workers and demanded action against the persons involved.