Shivraj Singh faces protests in Odisha

Massive protests by farmers and political activists groups greeted Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan as he reached the western Odisha town of Bargarh to address a ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas’ meeting on Saturday.

Members of the Biju Janata Dal, Aam Aadmi Party and Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanaya Samiti staged protests at different places and chanted ‘Shivraj Singh, go back’ and ‘Shivraj Singh, killer of farmers’. They were livid over the death of six farmers in M.P.’s Mandsaur.

The Bargarh district police carried out preventive arrests by taking 183 persons into custody.

Mr. Singh, however, dismissed the allegations.


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