Devotee dies after falling from ‘Baisi Pahacha’ in Sri Mandir

Puri: In a bizarre incident, a devotee died after falling from ‘Baisi Pahacha’ of Sri Mandir here on Saturday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Udaynath Padhi (65) of Pichukuli village in Khurda.

According to sources, Padhi along with his family members had come to Puri for the darshan of the deities.

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Padhi, who was returning after the darshan, fall on the ‘Baisi Pahacha’ following a head reeling. He was immediately rushed to hospital where doctor declared him dead on arrival, sources added.