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Odisha: Lady Jailor 'Deputes' Husband To Discharge Official Work At Nilagiri Sub-Jail

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05 December 2018

Pramod Kumar Das

Balasore: A video showing the husband of a lady jail official performing all official work in Nilagiri jail in Balasore district is running viral on the social media.

The jail official in question is Mamata Bala Patra, Jailor In-Charge of Nilagiri Sub-Jail in Balasore district. While Patra has been holding the post since one year, her husband carries out most of the official work in place of her, said sources.

The matter has raised concerns about the efficacy of the day-to-day operations as well as security of the Nilagiri sub-jail. However, Patra said that she has issues discharging computer operations and identifying medicines.

Patra added that she has taken permission from superiors to allow her husband help her in official work.