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Odisha: Kanwariya Drowns To Death In Kathajodi River

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12 August 2018

Bikash Sharma

Cuttack: A 'Bol Bom' devotee or 'Kanwariya' drowned to death while taking bath at the Debigada ghat of Kathajodi river in Cuttack today.

The deceased has been identified as Milan Kumar Sahani, a Plus Two 2nd year student and resident of Jhanjir Mangala.

As per sources, four Kanwariyas including Milan had gone to take a bath in the Kathajodi where they were trapped in a strong river current.

While three of them managed to swim back to shore, Milan was rescued by Odisha Fire Service personnel in a critical condition.

He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

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