02 August 2019
Kandhamal: The Kandhamal district administration on Friday conducted raids on two illegal hostels and rescued 71 children.
The raids were carried out in two hostels located at Bramhani Gaon and Gadapur. 53 children were rescued from the Bramhani Gaon hostel while 18 from the Gadapur hostel.
The raids were carried out by the district administration with the help of Bramhani Gaon police. The hostel authorities are being questioned about the legalities and authorisation of the hostel.
Few days back, the district administration had issued a notice to illegally operating hostels for closure. However, these hostels did not comply following which the action was initiated.