Rairakhol, May 19 -- Intensifying the election campaign for the BJP candidates ahead of 3rd phase of twin polls in Odisha, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leveled allegations against the Biju Janata Dal over missing ancient manuscripts.

Addressing a public meeting at Rairakhol in Sambalpur district, the senior BJP leader raised the missing Odia manuscripts as well as the missing key of Puri Srimandir Ratna Bhandar.

"Several things related to Odia culture have been destroyed in past years during Congress and BJD regimes in Odisha. Many ancient Odia manuscripts and thousands of art and culture are now missing. Even the key of Ratna Bhandar of Lord Jagannath went missing by the BJD Government," Rajnath alleged.

He promised that the B...