Bhubaneswar, April 22 (LocalWire): Security has been tightened for the two candidates from Central Assembly seat , who were attacked here on Sunday evening.
Bombs were hurled at the car of ruling party’s candidate Ananta Narayan Jena when he was passing through Jharpada.
Bike-borne men hurled a bomb at the car ofJagannath Pradhan, BJP’s candidate, near the BJP office in Nayapalli.
Jena has been admitted to a private hospital.
‘Investigation is underway and we have taken the matter seriously. Security has been tightened for those poll candidates who were attacked.
They were earlier provided with Personal Security Officers. Now, they will be given escort vehicles for better security,’ said Satyajit Mohanty, the twin city police commissioner.