In India, people are angry with China because of its tacit support to Pakistan. The communist nation also blocked India's proposal at the UN to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Apart from this, it also stayed India's entry into NSG. Point is, China is behaving like an enemy to India. That's why many people are demanding boycott of Chinese products.
On 19th October, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced his decision to embark alone on 'Samajwadi Vikas Rath Yatra' starting from 3rd November, also indirectly hinting that he will not be part of his party's silver jubilee celebrations beginning on the 5th of November.
On 15th October, 2016, Congress MLAs from Odisha headed by opposition leader Narasingha Mishra met with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in order to appraise him on some grievances. As per reports, Rahul Gandhi didn't listen to them and rather started blasting them from the moment he entered the room.
On 17th October 2016, a fire broke out at Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital and eventually took lives of 20 patients and left 100 others injured. Out of the hundred, 30 are in critical condition. It is said that the incident occurred due to electric short circuit in dialysis ward, which then spread to the ICU ward. Some eyewitnesses also said that there was an oxygen cylinder blast, which resulted into the fire.