Ganjam: There is not any finish to the plight of labourers who’re pressured emigrate exterior the nation in search of work. A pall of gloom descended at Khojapalli village below Khallikote police limits within the district after the physique of Harsh Samal who had gone to Kuwait for work, reached house 27 days after his dying.
According to experiences, Harsh died in Kuwait on October 11, however the precise cause behind his dying remains to be not recognized. Harsh is survived by his aged mother and father, spouse and youngsters.
Harsh’s household after getting the information of his dying had approached the district administration and the External Affairs ministry to deliver his physique again. They had additionally submitted a letter for a similar.
Later when Harsh’s father approached BJP nationwide vice-president Baijayant Panda looking for assist, Panda sought diplomatic intervention of Indian Ambassador in Kuwait into the matter.
“He was our sole breadwinner. How will we survive now? What will his children do?” requested a teary-eyed Ramesh Samal, Harsh’s father.
“An amount of 10, 000 rupees from the Red Cross fund for the cremation rituals was given to the family of the deceased on behalf of the collector,” mentioned Chittaranjan Mohanty, Tehsildar of Khallikote. He additionally assured that the administration would take steps to rehabilitate the widow of Harsh.
It is pertinent to say that previously one yr, six individuals from Khallikote space who migrated overseas in search of work have died.