Farmer Washed Away Amid Heavy Rain In Khurda
Khurda: A 29-year-old farmer drowned after he was swept away by running water from a canal that was flooded due to heavy rainfall in Khurda district on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Kambeshwar Pattasani (27) of Moramorasingh village under Nuagarh gram panchayat in Tangi block of Khurda district.
As per reports, the incident took place while Pattasani was heading towards his farm when he got swept away in the canal water and drowned. Meanwhile, locals are demanding government assistance for his family.
A pall of gloom descended in the village following the incident.