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Tension in Keonjhar as Anganwadi Worker dies in road mishap

10/01/2019 at 12:10 PM

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Hatadih in Keonjhar district as Anganwadi Workers and Helpers sat on a dharna in front of the block office this morning, demanding adequate compensation for the family of one of their colleagues who died in a road mishap on Wednesday.

The Keonjhar Anganwadi Association has staged the dharna keeping the body of deceased Anganwadi Worker Kiranbala Naik in front of the Hatadih block office. They demanded that Kiranbala’s family be given compensation of Rs 10 lakh and a Government job soon.

According to reports, Kiranbala was injured severely in a road accident two days back. She was taken to Agarpada hospital first and then to Bhadrak DHH and subsequently to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. She died last night while undergoing treatment in Cuttack.

Police have rushed to the dharna site and are trying to pacify agitators.

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