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Section 144 imposed around Police HQ over BJP protest

Cuttack,August 14: Section 144 has been imposed across 100 meters around the police headquarters ahead of a BJP strike today in protest of police excesses in Kendrapara.

State BJP has gheraoed the Police DG's office demanding arrest of suspended Kendrapara SP Satish Gajbhiye for police brutality. Moreover, BJP has also demanded CBI or ED probe into allegations brought against Gajbhiye.

In a bid to prevent any untoward incident, the 30 platoons of force have been deployed in Police headquarters.

DGP takes stock of railway safety measures

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Sujata Mohapatra Selected For Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

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Salia Sahi residents protest drain work delay, block road

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Fire engulfs 30 houses in Kendrapada village

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