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Odisha minister Maheshwar Mohanty out of danger, bullet removed from chest

Puri/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Toursim and Culture Minister Maheshwar Mohanty was today operated upon and the bullet lodged in his ribs removed after he was shot at by assailants in his Puri constituency on Friday night.The condition

India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 22, 2014 15:57 IST ]
odisha minister maheshwar mohanty out of danger bullet
odisha minister maheshwar mohanty out of danger bullet removed from chest

Puri/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Toursim and Culture Minister Maheshwar Mohanty was today operated upon and the bullet lodged in his ribs removed after he was shot at by assailants in his Puri constituency on Friday night.


The condition of the 59-year-old minister is stable and “he is out of danger,” hospital sources said.

The minister was in the intensive care unit of  Kalinga hospital after the surgery by a team of four doctors.

A host of leaders including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the hospital and wished him speedy recovery.

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