Odisha: Naxals attack Doikallu railway station protesting PM Modi's upcoming visit

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Mar. 31 (ANI): More than 30 Naxals attacked Doikallu railway station in Odisha's Rayagada district protesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state on April 15. The Naxals caused two explosions and also left posters protesting Prime Minister Modi's upcoming visit to Odisha. The ultras fled with two walkie-talkie sets. Notably, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold its two-day national executive meeting in the Odisha capital from April 15, to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party national president Amit Shah, senior leader L.K. Advani and others. Senior party leader M.M. Joshi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and other party leaders will also be present at the meeting. (ANI)