BERHAMPUR:A local BJD leader was seriously injured when unidentified assailants fired at him in his village Badagada in Ganjam district on Sunday, police said.
Subash Chandra Sahu (47), a former Samiti member, was returning home after taking bath in a pond when two youths shot at him before attacking him with sharp weapons.
Sahu, who sustained multiple injuries, was admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here and then shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
Receiving information, Dharakote IIC Ranjan Dey reached the spot and is investigating into the matter.
Old enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the attack.