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Brunda Sahu did not avail Crop Loans, claims Damodar Rout

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister Dr. Damodar Rout told the media that Bargarh farmer Brunda Sahu, who had committed suicide, owing to pest menace, did not avail any crop loans and was not under any debt burden.

Dr. Rout also said that reason behind Brunda Sahu's suicide remains unclear and investigation is on to ascertain the truth. Agriculture Minister's statement came on the basis of report submitted by District Collector and SP.

However, local residents reacted to the statement, saying Brunda Sahu had taken loans from the unofficial lenders at a high rate of interest.

Professor Ganeshi Lal appointed Odisha Governor

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed new Governors of Odisha and Mizoram. Kovind appointed Professor Ganeshi Lal as the Gover...

Seve year old girl raped in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: The disturbing trend of sexual assaults on minor girls continues unabated in the state with reports of rape of a seven year old girl at Na...

Maoists Oppose PM Modi

Malkangiri: Maoist posters and banners protesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Odisha tomorrow were found in Kalimela area of Mal...

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Paradip: In a show of strength ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Odisha visit tomorrow, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik criticized Central ...