The youth wing of the Odisha Congress on Sunday announced its intention to intensify the ongoing unrest to seek justice for Mamita Meher by staging several protests in Odisha and New Delhi in November.
Speaking to a press, Youth Congress President Smruti Lenka said today that a massive protest will be staged in front of Odisha Raj Bhawan for two consecutive days on November 6-7. The Youth Congress will also submit a memorandum to the governor of Odisha demanding the removal of the minister. of State (domicile) Dibya Shankar Mishra.
The party is demanding that Mishra also be investigated over his alleged complicity in the case due to ties to the main defendant Gobinda Sahu. âThe statesmen expected BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik to take action against the minister whose role is alleged in the sensitive case. However, it is unfortunate that the state government is silent on the issue. Even the minister concerned, who did not say a single word after the case, recently proclaimed his innocence by issuing a statement, âLenka said.
According to Lenka, the youth wing of Congress will hold a protest outside the Delhi Resident Commissioner’s office on November 10, 2021 if justice is not served in the matter. On November 11, a massive demonstration will be organized in Jantar Mantra. Several top congressional leaders will attend the protest meeting.
“We will submit a memorandum to the Indian president on November 11 or 12 and hope that an impartial investigation will be carried out into the Mamita Meher murder case,” Lenka added.
(Edited by Suryakant Jena)