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Odisha: Ex-minister threatens self immolation, taken into custody

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Nov 02, 2012 at 11:49am IST

Balasore: A former Odisha minister was taken into preventive custody on Thursday for threatening self immolation on the demand for establishment of a government medical college, police sources said.

According to sources, the former minister, Bhupal Chandra Mahapatra, had threatened self immolation before the Balasore district collector's office.

Mahapatra was a minister of state for forest and environment and later labour & employment between 1985 and 1990 during Congress rule.

Odisha: Ex-minister threatens self immolation

Former minister Bhupal Chandra Mahapatra had threatened self immolation before the Balasore district collector's office.

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