Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Lok Sabha member from Kendrapara, Anubhav Mohanty landed in bother as his wife and famous Odia movie actress Barsha Priyadarshini filed a case of domestic violence towards him.
Instead lodging any criticism with the police, Varsha has approached the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court docket in Cuttak in a prison miscellaneous case towards Mohanty beneath part 12 of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, apparently contemplating her actor turned politician husbands shut proximity with the facility hall, information company PTI reported.
Anubhav nevertheless, stated that he has not obtained any authorized discover from the court docket.”I have not received any legal notice from the court,” the BJD MP stated and selected to not make any touch upon the wifes petition beneath Protection of Women from Domestic
According to the official web site of the District Court in Cuttak, Varshas case was registered on August 7 and the primary listening to of the case has been mounted on September 7.
Reportedly, Anubhav had filed a divorce petition at Patiala Court in New Delhi on July 7, 2020.
In his petition, Anubhav stated the couple had been dwelling individually since May 2019. He stated that Varsha had been falsely accusing him of getting affairs with his co-stars since 2016 and making unreasonable calls for, which prompted him psychological stress.
The Kendrapada MP additional stated that she denied him his conjugal rights and had failed in her duties as a wife and daughter-in-law, dishabytes.com reported.
Varshas allegation towards the Biju Janata Dal MP got here barely a number of months after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had requested Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay to make sure that no lady within the state suffers from domestic violence through the lockdown interval when persons are indoors attributable to pandemic.
Anubhav Mohanty is an in depth confidante of Patnaik, who additionally heads the BJD.
Mohanty, additionally a number one Odia movie actor, got here to limelight by the cinema and was made a Rajya Sabha member by the BJD president.
He was later in 2019 Lok Sabha elections pitted towards BJPs heavyweight Baijayant Panda and received elected to the decrease home of Parliament.
(With PTI inputs)