Bhubaneswar: Describing the FIR lodged versus her as vendetta politics of Odisha government, Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi today stated that she had actually taken all the preventative measures and followed social distancing and other COVID-19 norms throughout a public conference where she shared the achievements of Narendra Modi federal government with people.
Expressing surprise over the FIR, Sarangi clarified that she had also put her mask on throughout the occasion and also shared a video in assistance of her claims.
Taking to twitter she stated, “This appears to be a federal government sponsored FIR in response to the progress report recently released by me. As individuals’s representative, I will continue to work for individuals by following COVID-19 standards. This attempt to discourage me from working for the well-being of individuals will not succeed.”
The previous bureaucrat likewise shared her one year of accomplishment as the Bhubaneswar MP and stated, “I sent my Annual Report Card before the locals of Bhubaneswar Parliamentary Constituency on completion of my very first year as a Parliamentarian. I will develop this report every year throughout Rath Yatra.”
Meanwhile, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has actually sought ‘action taken report’ from the Commissionerate Police on the matter.
As the Additional Commissioner of BMC, investigating the COVID-19 standards violation claims brought against the MP has also verified infraction of the guidelines, the BMC has asked the Bhubaneswar DCP to send details associated with the actions taken versus the Parliamentarian so far.
” The BMC has actually banned any kind of political, social, cultural events in the city. We have actually signed up 5 to 7 cases over infraction of the norms,” notified BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury.
Earlier, a similar complaint was filed versus Sarangi at the Capital police headquarters. Later however, she provided an information stating that she volunteered to pay the fine due according to the rules.
Not only BJP, recently, State Congress-led protest against the supposed mismanagement of Covid circumstance by Odisha govt which was supported by 13 other left celebrations had actually likewise landed OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik in difficulty. The cops had actually gathered fine from the protesters on charges of Covid standard infraction.
Now after FIR against Aparajita Sarangi, alleging State minister Ashok Panda, MLA Ananta Narayan Jena of breaking Covid norms, Odisha Congress has questioned if the rules are just indicated for Opposition.
” Do not do cheap politics by attempting to suppress the Opposition celebrations in the name of Covid rules violation,” stated senior Congress MLA Suresh Routray.
BJP leader Babu Singh said guidelines are various for different political parties. “There have actually been instances when leaders of ruling celebration are flouting Covid standards but no action is taken versus them,” he stated.
State minister Ashok Panda however, refuted claims of Covid guideline offense.
( Edited By Suryakant Jena)