The minister was critical after being hit by two bullets on his chest. As per the latest reports, Das is being shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar after his condition worsened.
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According to police, the attacker has been identified as Gopal Das, an ASI at Gandhi Chhak police outpost.
“The minister was shot at from a close range when he came out of his car to inaugurate two new office buildings of chairman and vice-chairman of Brajrajnagar municipality. The attacker wore a khaki uniform,” a police officer said.
(More details awaited)