Odisha Police on Wednesday detained Artist Sudarshan Biswal over his criticism to the state government’s popular Rs.1 per kg rice scheme through his art performance. Artist Sudarshan Biswal staged his art performance in Bhubaneswar against the govt’s scheme of providing rice at Rs.1 per kg, evil day of farmer and agriculture etc.
He walked with plough and body paint with colour and rice at Sachibalay Marg Bhubaneswar from Jayadev Bhawan to P.M.G. square (Ag Sqr,)at 12 noon on 20th Feb 2013. Capital Thana Police arrested him in front of Jaydev Bhawan and detained at Police station for 1 hour and leave him with bond signed.