Locals protest against frequent power cuts

Irate locals stage road block over electrical worker getting injured in Kalahandi

Kalahandi, May 19: Today morning, outraged locals blocked roads in Narla here just when an electrical worker got critically injured upon repairing a damaged power line. The name of the injured is Turit Majhi. He was immediately taken to the Narla hospital but on reference of doctors, he was later shifted to the district headquarters hospital (DHH) at Bhawanipatna. As of now, Majhi is critical. As per sources, it so happened that Majhi who is a contractual worker, was injured while repairing an utility pole. He received injuries in both hands and legs and suddenly fell off from the pole. He was then rushed to the hospital. The irate locals are now demanding compensation and free treatment to Majhi by the Odisha government.