NSUI activists arrested for hurling egg at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik


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.

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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.

(With inputs from PTI)