Bhubaneswar: A youth hurled an egg at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during a public programme at Mayurbhanj district today morning.
The youth allegedly hurled the egg at Chief Minister when he was seated on the stage at Suliapada High School ground in Mayurbhanj.
The incident took place just when the Chief Minister was rising to speak at the dais. Patnaik was attending a programme to lay foundation stones for various projects in the district.
The person was immediately caught by local Biju Janata Dal supporters who had gathered to attend the event. Later, he was handed over to the police and was detained for questioning.
He has been identified as a member of the local Congress student wing in Suliapada who studies in the MPC Autonomous College in the district.