Bhubaneswar, 20/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The Lower PMG here turned into a battlefield on Monday as police resorted to lathicharge at Lower PMG here on Monday when some agitating Sikhya Sahayak aspirants pelted stones on them.
More than 30 Sikhya Sahayaks were seriously injured in the incident.
Police said they were forced to resort to lathicharge after three police personnel, including Capital Police Station inspector-in-charge Manas Garnayak, were injured in stone pelting by the protestors.
Commissioner of Police YB Khurania, Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi, rushed to the spot and managed to bring the situation under control.
As many as four platoons of police force were deployed at the spot to prevent any untoward incident. Around 15 agitators were arrested by police.
The Sikhya Sahayak aspirants were on strike demanding their appointment and release of draft list regarding the same.