Bhubaneswar:17/11/18: Activists of Biju Mahila Janata Dal on Saturday staged a protest near Master Canteen in the city demanding stringent punishment against BJP Ganjam district unit president Uma Parida who was recently arrested for allegedly raping a woman.
The activists led by BJD Women’s’ Wing president Minati Behera demonstrated near the Master Canteen Square and demanded stringent punishment for the accused.
The BJP leader was arrested following accusations of raping a woman of the area. He has also been charged for allegedly threatening to kill the victim.
Among others, the women’s wing vice president Pramila Mallick, MLA Tukuni Sahu, Cuttack district parishad chairman Jyotirekha Nayak and Khurda district leader Basanti Mahapatra joined in the protest.