“I am saddened. Any degree of condemning will be deficient in this ghastly act of miscreants. There should be no violence in politics. We have never encouraged violence. Stringent action should be taken against those who have committed the heinous act. I will personally see that the killers are arrested and sent to jail at the earliest,” said Jena.
He said the cause of incident will be known after an investigation. Truth will certainly come out. There is no place for violence in the land of Lord Jagannath.
Notably, Baral along with his associate Dibyasingha Baral were going on a bike when they were brutally attacked by some miscreants at Jankoti on Saturday. While the two were rushed to Mahanga hospital, Kulamani declared dead there. Later Dibyasingha succumbed to injuries under treatment at the SCB Medical in Cuttack on Sunday morning.