Union Agriculture Minister faces egg attack, five arrested


Bhubaneswar: The Youth Congress activists on Saturday hurled eggs at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s vehicle protesting the killing of farmers in Madhya Pradesh.

They hurled eggs and showed black flags to the Union Minister while he was on the way to Jatani from the state guest house here.

The Union Minister is on his Odisha tour to attend the ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ event.

The commissionerate police lodged an FIR and arrested five persons including state Youth Congress president Lokanath Maharathy.

A case has been registered by Capital Police and further probe is on, informed Police Commissioner YB Khurania.