Breaking News:Tourism, Culture, Planning & Co-ordination Minister Maheswar Mohanty is being attacked at Puri #breakingnews #Odisha
Culture Minister Maheswar Mohanty is being seriously injured after being attacked by one miscreant this evening at Puri and admitted in hospital. As according to News when he was returning home , one miscreant shooted 2 round bullet.
Mohanty’s back and hand affected severely in this attack. Maheswar Mohanty, 4 times MLA from Puri and he got placed in CM’s crew last year as Panchayati Raj Minister. He was also the Speaker of Odisha Assembly for few months. He is believed to be unbeatable among the Sadar areas of Puri District.
Police is deeply looking into the matter. Mr Mohanty has been sent to Puri hospital immediately.
Odisha law, culture and tourism minister Maheswar Mohanty was seriously injured when an unidentified man fired at him in Puri. Two bullets were shot at Mohanty, one in his shoulder and another in arm – when he was riding his scooter at about 9.30pm tonight.
The assailant fled after committing the crime.
The minister was rushed to the district headquarter hospital and then shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
This was the second attack on Mohanty in the last two years.
On January 30, 2012, an unidentified man had assaulted him with iron rods when he was addressing a meeting in a village.