Jagatsinghpur: Two Kanwariyas went missing in Mahanadi river while collecting water at Jhula baba ghat of the river in Tirtol area of Jagatsinghpur district. While fire personnel rescued one, efforts are on to trace the another one.
According to reports, two kanwariyas identified as Saroj Nath and Rajkishore Das of Mahamadabad village had gone to the river to collect water to go on the devotional journey. However, they slipped into deep water while taking bath.
On being informed, the fire personnel rushed to the spot and carried a rescue operation to trace out the kanwariyas. While Saroj was rescued from the water, Rajkishore is still missing.
Saroj was rushed to Manijanga hospital in a critical condition for treatment.
Efforts are on to trace out the missing Rajkishore.