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Government should admit that tribal woman who lost her life to starvation during the lockdown: Niranjan Patnaik

Bhubaneswar – Today, PCC President Shri Niranjan Patnaik expressed his deep sorrow and grief over the death of starvation during the lockout in a press release. Mr Patnaik blamed the death toll on hunger strikes on the state’s poor food security and poor welfare schemes. The tragic death of a 46-year-old mourner from Kaliam village in Nayagarh district can never be accepted in civil society. The fact that the death toll has risen to 86 is indicative of the state government’s inaction and incompetence. After the incident was reported in the local media, the Odisha Food Rights Campaign.

The information that the devotee went to the village and unveiled revealed that the woman was starving to death for three days before she died. He was getting food from PDS on time. Organs Although he was eligible for the scheme in 2012, he was entitled to 10 kg of rice for free. Con made him alone.

He did not receive timely food from PDS. Although he was entitled to 10 kg of rice free of charge on a card he received in 2014 under the Unplanned Plan, he did not receive it. As an unskilled worker, he worked under the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA scheme. “She was released this morning; she’s talked to her father and she’s fine. The central plan and the prime minister are poor. She did not receive any assistance from the Kalyan Yojana or the Jan Dhan Yojana. Which results in In the end, she died of starvation and starvation of an innocent tribal woman. Both the state and central governments have acknowledged the tragedy and said it would not be repeated in the future.

That is why PCC President Shri Patnaik has requested special attention. Otherwise the number of starvation deaths in the region is increasing day by day.

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