Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik addressing the media
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik addressing the media
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that he would take at least one more day or so to take a decision on the fate of Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy, who has been tainted with harbouring the Pipili gangrape Pipili gangrape accused.

“I might come to a decision on the MLA of the constituency very shortly, perhaps in a day or so,” Patnaik told reporters after a high level meeting attended by the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, DGP and other senior officials.

CM on Tuesday, on his return to the State Capital after a five-day visit to New Delhi had said that, “extremely strong” action would be taken against the persons found guilty in the gangrape case in Pipli.

Chief Secretary B K Patnaik addressing the media
Chief Secretary B K Patnaik addressing the media
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary B K Patnaik said that the State Government will take the help of experts from outside Odisha for the treatment of the victim who had been undergoing treatment at the SCB M C H in Cuttack.