Jagatsinghpur: Members of two BJD factions today clashed with each other at Tarapur in Jagatsinghpur.
Supporters of BJD Jagatsinghpur BJD president Bishnu Das way laid the rally of Tirtol MLA Rajashree Mallik at Tarapur while the rally was heading towards BJD’s women convention at Kujanga.
The supporters of Bishnu Das also intercepted district observer Prafulla Samal, Minister Pratap Jena and Ersama MLA Prashant Muduli and gave them a memorandum against Rajashree Mallik.
Tension gripped the place for quite some time due to scuffle between two groups.
The supporters of Bishnu Das also held a parallel meeting in Jagatsinghpur as Das was not invited to the Kujanga women convention.
Rajashree Mallik, however, refuted infighting in the party in Jagatsinghpur district. The meeting has been organised as per the direction of chief minister.