Mahanga: Protest during launching of project by MP Baijayant Panda in Mahanga. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condemns attack on MP Baijayant Panda in Mahanga; says attack ‘undemocratic’ .
BJD spokes person Pratap Deb says attack on MP Baijayant unfortunate; party supremo will review situation. Congress leader Sura Routray says BJD workers, leaders upset with Naveen, Baijayant and others; this will break the party. Surya Patra on attack on MP Baijayant says Mahanga issue is a local problem; Local party president, MLA will take care. Dama Rout on attack on MP Baijayant:Both minister and MP are from the party; will attract controversy if I comment being third party .