Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Baripada, Oct 26:
A youth allegedly hurled egg at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during a meeting at Suliapada High School field in Mayurbhanj district today.
According to reports, the incident took place when Patnaik was present on a dais in a meeting to lay foundation stones of various projects in the district.
A youth in the gathering hurled an egg towards the Chief Minister when the latter was getting ready to deliver his speech. The egg, however, missed the target.
The youth, identified as Rushikesh Patra, a student of MPC Autonomous College here and a student Congress leader, was thrashed by BJD workers after the incident, sources said.
Patra was later taken to police station and detained there, sources added.