Odisha Minister Death Timeline: Odisha’s Health Minister Naba Kisore Das was shot dead. This incident took place on Sunday (January 29) around 1 pm, when Minister Nab Kishore Das had reached Brajrajnagar in Jharsuguda to attend a program. At that time a crowd had gathered there to welcome him. The minister was sitting on the front seat of his car.
Odisha health minister Nab Kishore killed
According to media reports, Minister Nab Kishore Das got down from the car to meet his supporters, while a police officer (ASI) shot him twice in the chest. Blood-soaked minister Nab Kishore Das fell near the car. He was picked up by the supporters standing close to him and immediately left for the hospital with him.
The attacker shot 2 bullets in the chest
Many pictures of this incident have come to the fore, in which minister Nab Kishore Das can be seen lying unconscious covered in blood. The assailant fired two bullets into his chest. As soon as he fell down, his supporters handled him and called an ambulance and took him to a hospital. Then from there he was airlifted to Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar for treatment.
The information about the attack on Minister Nab Kishore Das was also received by his family members. After which the relatives also immediately ran towards the hospital. After some time Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also reached there. Naveen Patnaik kept consoling the family members of Minister Nab Kishore Das.
Died in the hospital 7 hours after the incident
Doctors tried hard to save Minister Nab Kishore Das in the hospital. However, Das died about 7 hours after the incident. It was told by the doctors at around 7.30 pm that he had died. Now there has been hue and cry over his death across the state. He was considered a very close leader of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. That’s why when he came from Congress to Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Patnaik had entrusted him with the important responsibility of Health Ministry.
Eyewitness said – we saw the shooter running away
An advocate Ram Mohan Rao said, ‘I was there at the time of the incident. Health Minister Nab Das was the chief guest in a program, when he arrived, a crowd had gathered to welcome him, then he was fired upon. I saw that a policeman was running away after firing from them. The attacking policeman has been caught. He said that it has been learned about him that he is an ASI.
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