//BJP’s Woman MLA manhandled in Orissa

BJP’s Woman MLA manhandled in Orissa

BARIPADA, Jan. 17. — BJP MLA from Baisinga, Orissa,  Mrs Pramila Giri, was allegedly manhandled by a group of irate women during her visit to Khuntapur village under her Assembly constituency in Mayurbhanj district. Mrs Giri lodged a complaint at the local police station alleging that she was beaten up by a section of villagers. However, no arrest had been made till the filing of report. The residents of Khuntapur, on the other hand, charged that the women had been roughed up by the MLA’s supporters. — SNS