Freedom fighter’s grandson yet to be traced

Bhubaneswar: The grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, who came to Bhubaneswar for felicitation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Raj Bhavan on April 16, is yet to reach his home in Jeypore of Koraput district.

Three of the four family members of Indira Panda, including the grandson Babula, went to the Bhubaneswar Railway station after the felicitation ceremony to board the Hirakhand Express. However, they accidentally were separated at the station and boarded different trains.

While Sujata was rescued by the Balasore GRP and sent to Jeypore following direction from of the CM, the whereabouts of Babula is yet to be known.

Meanwhile, search operation of the Jeypore police is on to trace Babula.

Notably, the CM had ordered the DGP to trace Babula.