Paralakhemundi : 6 workers of Odisha lost their lives in an electric accident while working as a laborer at a fish farm in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
Among these, one of the Gajapati districts has died in this incident. Mahendra Sabar (15) is the tenth standard student of Sanatundi village of Gajapati district who died.
After getting the news of the death of the deceased Mahendra, his father and another relative went to the city from Guntu, Andhra to bring the dead body here.
It has been informed that the funeral of Andhra ambulance owner was forced to bring the dead body back to his village, as per the demand of the Andhra Ambulance owner at Guntur, Andhra.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed deep condolences on this incident. The Chief Minister has expressed deep condolences to the bereaved families and has announced a amount of sympathetic aid to the close relatives of the deceased by writing Rs lakh from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Asked District Child Protection Officer Arun Kumar Tripathi about the incident, he said that the family members of the deceased student had gone from Andhra to bring the dead body without informing the administration or us.
We received the news that the funeral of the 10th grade student who died yesterday was completed there. But we don’t have the news of why they didn’t bring the dead body to their village in Gajapati.
If the family members of the deceased student had gone to bring the dead body by informing the administration, according to the government rules, the administration would have definitely helped.