Berhampur, Oct 16: A youth died to electrocution in Ganjam district on Saturday.
The incident took place at Ambadoli village under Gangapur police limits in the afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Lipun Swain of Ambadoli.
Sources said Lipun had been to his paddy field to watch the status of the crop. Meanwhile, he came in contact with the live wire, which was lying on the field. He died at the spot.
Subsequently, the locals and family members staged a protest demanding ex-gratia for the kin of the deceased.
Being informed, police rushed to the spot and sent the body for postmortem.