Bhubaneswar, October 23 (Odisha.in) A government official has allegedly beaten up severely an social activist in the district of Puri for campaigning for the implementation of right to information act.
The official Ajay Kumar Seth who works as a village agriculture worker at Gop allegedly forcibly obstructed N.A. Shah Ansari, and beaten him up, Ansari alleged at the local police station.
The incident occurred recently when Ansari was on his way back from Ansara village of Gop Block to Konark. Ansari is a known RTI activist in the region.
Although police has registered a case no action has been however taken yet, social activist Kumuda Satapathy told Odisha.in. The statement of the official is unavilable.