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Odisha's plight continues! Man carries father's body due to unavailability of hearse


Odisha's plight continues! Man carries father's body due to unavailability of hearse

Kendrapada (Odisha), Dec 25 (ANI): Even as the infamous incident of Dana Majhi carrying the corpse of his wife on his shoulders in Odisha's Kalahandi is yet to fade away, a similar heart-wrenching incident has come to the fore in Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district of the state. Reportedly, Sarat Barik of Kothasahi village under Rajkanika block had to carry his father's, Rabi Narayan Barik, body on his shoulders due to the unavailability of a hearse or any other mode of transport at the community health centre (CHC), where the latter was admitted.

The incident took place on Wednesday. The health officer-in-charge of the CHC rubbed off saying he was unaware of the incident, although the body of the deceased was kept on the verandah of the hospital for more than two hours.

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