18 January 2020
Puri: In a crazy twist of fate, a beggar here was found to be a BTech graduate. It was however not clear how a technical graduate ended up in streets.
The matter came to fore yesterday when a rickshaw puller got into a fight with a beggar near Gaudiya Mutt on Badadanda. The verbal fight ended in blows and the rickshaw puller was left in a bloodied state. Traffic police and some locals present broke them off and the matter reached Town police.
To everybody’s surprise, the beggar wrote his FIR in English. He mentioned his name as Girija Shankar Mishra who hails from Niladri Vihar, Bhubaneswar and that his father is a retired DSP. He added that he is a BTech Engineer.
While the matter is under investigation, the reason that forced a BTech graduate into begging is unknown.