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One worker died while doing construction work in Kalyansinghpur
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A sorrowful incident came to light this morning from the Sadar Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district. A worker died while removing the shutter plate of the safety wall of the Kalyani river in Kalyansinghpur area.

The deceased worker is identified as Kashari Majhi of Singari Khadka (ସିଙ୍ଗାରୀ ଖଡ଼କା) village in Kashipur block. Locals have complained that the safety of workers is not given importance during construction work.

According to reports, this morning some workers were removing the shutter plates attached to the bridge and road safety wall near the Kalyani river. At that time, he was crushed under the guard wall shutter plate and died.

On hearing the news, the local police reached the spot and registered a case of death and are investigating. The fire brigade has recovered the body. The family of the deceased has demanded compensation.

According to government rules, the employer does not provide safety equipment to the workers. Residents have complained that there is a rule to provide helmets, gloves and shoes, but the contractor is not providing them.

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