Bombs hurled at Odisha BJP candidate’s house after poll results

Pipili: The post poll violence was reported from Puri district with bomb hurling at the house of BJP’s Pipili assembly candidate Ashrit Pattnayak here last night.

However, Ashrit and his family escaped unhurt in the incident.

According to reports, some miscreants hurled bombs at residence of Ashrit over political rivalry just hours after announcement of election results.

Receiving information, the Balanga police reached the spot and initiated probe into the incident.

Notably, Ashrit Pattnayak was contesting the assembly polls from Pipili against BJD candidate Pradeep Maharathy. He lost to his opponent with a margin of 15,787 votes in the polls.

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