BHUBANESWAR: The State BJP on Sunday introduced that the celebration will hold demonstrations in entrance of all police stations and block workplaces in undivided Cuttack district demanding the resignation of Law Minister Pratap Jena over the double homicide in Mahanga.
“If Jena does not resign, he should be removed from the ministry immediately,” State unit president Samir Mohanty mentioned. Condemning the incident, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hoped that the administration will take robust motion towards the responsible individuals. “There may be differences in social life, but there is nothing more deplorable than violence and killing,” he mentioned.
The BJP alleged that Baral was made a goal as he had raised the problem of large corruption in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in Nrutanga panchayat.
State BJP common secretary Golak Mohapatra alleged that Baral had lately held a press convention on irregular distribution of homes below PMAY, a lot of which had been allotted to native BJD leaders and sympathisers. Following the press convention, the district administration had issued notices to ineligible beneficiaries, he mentioned and added, that is the explanation behind his killing.
The Congress has additionally condemned the incident and demanded exemplary motion towards the perpetrators of the heinous crime. President of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee Niranjan Patnaik described Baral as a powerful chief. “His murder shows that political killings have now started in Odisha. I request the government to take stringent action against the accused,” he mentioned.
Law Minister Jena additionally made an announcement dismissing BJP’s fees towards him. “Baral babu’s killing has also disturbed me. I will personally look into the case to ensure that assailants get punishment,” he mentioned.