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Protests in city over death of burn victim

Published: 09th August 2013 10:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2013 10:54 AM   |  A+A-

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Death of the 15 year old burn victim of Kendrapara triggered angry reactions with members of the Chhatra Congress staging a late night gherao of Health and Family Welfare Minister Damodar Rout on Thursday.

They also pelted stones at the Minister's house and made an attempt to gherao Naveen Nivas before being thwarted in their attempt at Airport Square.

Soon after the girl's death was announced around mid-night, the agitating activists rushed to Rout's Unit I residence where they staged a gherao and pelted stones.

They also made an attempt to gherao Naveen Nivas but were stopped by the police at Airport Square.

Heavy police bandobast was made around the Forest Park and the Airport areas to prevent any further untoward incident.

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