Balasore: A BJP activist’s wife has been detained for allegedly throwing eggs at the podium where Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was addressing the public here this afternoon.
The eggs missed him and fell beside the podium.
The incident occurred while Naveen was inaugurating Talsari Mahotsav in Bhograi block of the district.
Sources said the woman, identified as the wife of BJP activist Dilip Kamila, threw two eggs which hit some local leaders and people watching the programme near the podium.
The woman got enraged and came with eggs to spoil the event as her husband was picked up by police in the morning anticipating he might create law and order problems.
Soon after the incident, police swung into action and taken the woman to the nearest police station and is being interrogated.
Local MLA and Higher Education Minister Anant Das, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda and Korei MLA Akash Das Nayak were also present in the event.
Notably, a group of Youth Congress members in February, 20154, broke through Naveen’s security cordon and threw eggs at his car while he was on his way to attend the annual day of the Utkal University Students’ Union.