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Shameful: Put the body of a daughter in a sack, On the shoulder and 8km walking father to do post mortem.

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Bhubaneswar, There is a picture from the cyclone-affected Gajapati district in Odisha, which is imperative to get the belief from the system. In fact, on Thursday, a father had arrived on his shoulder to get his seven-year-old daughter’s dead body and post-mortem, walking a distance of eight kilometers. The father’s daughter died due to landslide.

When the local news channels started showing pictures of the incident, the incident of 2016 in the minds of people once again came alive, in which a man carrying a body of his wife on foot should walk 10 kilometers away to Bhawanipatna Government Hospital located in Kalahandi district. Let us know that this incident happened in Atankpur village under Laxmipur Gram Panchayat. Mukund Dora packed his daughter’s body in the sack, slammed on the shoulder and left for postmortem. Officials say, ‘After the ‘Titli’ cyclone, Babita was lost. The state government had declared him dead on the basis of information received from the local Panchayat unit on Wednesday. Recently, his body was recovered. The father of the dead girl says, ‘His daughter was missing since October 11’.




‘… and he said,’ Bring the dead body to the hospital ‘
In an office of special relief commissioner, an official said that Babita was swept away due to heavy rains. The father of the deceased girl says, ‘We found the body of our daughter on Wednesday near a drain. The information was given to the police. They came to our village this morning, took photos of the body and went away. ‘ Dora told that the police did not have any arrangements for carrying the body to the hospital for postmortem. Not only that, he told Dora that he should bring the body to the hospital.

‘… because I can not afford the transport charge’
Mukund Dora explains, ‘I am a poor man and can not afford to spend any vehicle to take the hospital from the village. Along with this, the road of my village has also been damaged due to the cyclone, due to which I kept the body in the sack and brought it to its shoulders. Seeing this, police arranged an auto rickshaw. ‘

10 lac rs. cheque handed over to father of deceased
After the incident, Gajapati’s district magistrate Anupam Shah told that he was taking information of the incident. On Thursday evening, the collector handed over 10 lacs rupees compensation in case of his daughter’s death.