Two BJP Workers Killed In Poll Violence In Ganjam

Bhanjanagar/Soroda: Tension prevails in Ganjam district following the murder of two BJP workers late on Wednesday night.

In the first incident, Sadananda Pradhan, a BJP worker, was killed after members of a political party hurled country bombs at him in Agajhola village under Bhanjanagar police limits late at night. Residents of the village later found his body and informed the police. The police rushed to the village and took the body for post-mortem.

In another incident, over 12 people of a political party barged into the house of Santosh Pati (28), a BJP worker from Kadalijhola village of Lathipada panchayat under Sorada police limits, late at night and attacked him with sticks and iron rods. The villager residents later rushed him to the sub-divisional hospital in Bhanjanagar where doctors pronounced him brought dead.

The local police have begun investigating the incident.

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