Ostracised man in Odisha carries relative’s dead body on bicycle

Boudh: After locals of Krushnapali village under Brahmanipali panchayat of Boudh district refused to help an ostracised man in performing the last rites of his sister-in-law, the man was forced to carry the body on a bicycle to the crematorium.

The man had to carry his relative’s dead body to the crematorium after tying it up to his bicycle.

As per reports, the man, identified as Banka, was ostracised by the villagers after he got married for the second time. When his sister-in-law died, no one from the village turned up to help him in the funeral, informed sources.

Sources said the woman died while undergoing treatment for diarrhoea.