Athagrah: One Kanwariya died while another sustained injuries in separate incidents during the occasion of offering water to Lord Shiva in the state on Monday.
The first incident is reported from Paikarapur. The incident happened in the early morning when a Kanwariya whose identity is yet to be disclosed collapsed on road while carrying water pots on shoulder.
The police have seized the body and launched a probe into the matter to ascertain the actual cause of the death.
In another incident, a Kanwariya identified as Dilip Kumar Swain of Keonjhar Anandpur sustained injuries after he fell onto the ground at Dhabaleswar.
Dilip was immediately rushed to the nearby hospital.