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Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi: Dana Majhi, a resident of Melghar in Kalahandi district who grabbed headlines on national as well as international media in recent past for carrying his wife’s body on shoulders from the district headquarters hospital, today received a Rs 9 lakh bank cheque donated by Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa at the Bahrain Embassy in New Delhi.

The officials of the Bahrain Embassy handed over the bank cheque to Dana Majhi who reached here after flying from Bhubaneswar.

Also read: Bahrain PM donates money to Dana Majhi and family

Talking to media persons here, Majhi said, “I will deposit the amount in the passbook of my children. They will utilise the money in future after getting education at the KISS school.”

He further stated, “I had never visited either New Delhi or Bhubaneswar. Even I do not know who donated money to me. However, I was told after knowing my story, the Bahrain Prince gave me the money.”

Majhi added, “If I had the money, I would not have suffered so much.”

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