12 August 2018
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.