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Police Rescue 68 Bonded Labourers From Bolangir While Trafficked To AP In Two Days
Police Rescue 68 Bonded Labourers From Bolangir While Trafficked To AP In Two Days

Earlier on Sunday, as many as 42 bonded labourers, including 15 women and three minors, had been rescued by Kantabanji Police from a railway station.

Odisha: 30 Bonded Labourers Rescued In Nuapada, 4 Middlemen Arrested

Nuapada: Four middlemen were arrested by Sinapali Police on Thursday while allegedly trafficking 30 persons as bonded labourers to Andhra Pradesh. The incident comes amid the resurgence of mass migration from Odisha to other States especially among the working class with the relaxations of COVID19 pandemic restrictions. As per reports, the Sinapali Police apprehended a […]

Hit By Poverty, Family Fails To Bring Back Body Of Son From Tamil Nadu

Sonepur: Nothing can be more agonizing for a man than seeing the corpse of own his son but it becomes more painful when financial constraint stops him from conducting the final rites. Purushottam Luha of Jharkumunda village in Birmaharajpur block is witness to one such unfortunate incident. According to sources, Purushottam’s son Sanath, working as […]

No end to plight of migrant workers from Odisha

Boudh/Koraput/Berhampur: Instances of exploitation of migrant labourers continue to be a big concern for Odisha partly due to ignorance of labourers and proactive action on part of the administration. The plight of the migrant labourers can be well gauged from the statements of the Janak and Kartik Mahara of Kalarakotha village in Kantamal block of […]

Twelve Odisha labourers 'held captive' at brick kiln in Andhra

Bhubaneswar: A group of 12 bonded labourers including 4 children and a pregnant woman hailing from Bolangir district of Odisha are allegedly held captive in a brick kiln in Andhra Pradesh. The labourers have alleged that the owner of the brick kiln, where they are engaged, has been abusing and exploiting them. Mahadev Bag, whose […]

20 bonded labourers rescued from Karnataka

Koraput: At least 20 bonded labourers including seven women from Odisha were rescued by police from Kumbhuporu village near Bengaluru today. According to sources, all labourers are residents of Zillaguntha village under Pottangi police limits in Koraput district. They had left their village some three months back after an agent lured them to provide jobs. […]

Odia bonded labourer dies in Gujarat

Deogarh: The family of an Odia labourer, working as a bonded labourer at a factory in Gujarat, on Sunday sought the help of the district administration after he died following an accident in the factory. As per sources, Chintamani Sahu of Tinkbir village under Reamal Tehsil of Deogarh district was working as bonded labourer since […]

98 bonded labourers from Bolangir rescued

Bolangir: As many as 98 bonded labourers, including 18 children were rescued by police today at Kantabanji railway station in Bolangir. Eleven persons working as middlemen were also detained by the police. “50 male, 20 female and 18 children being trafficked to brick kilns in Hyderabad, Chirlapalli, Kunoor in Andhra Pradesh were rescued,” said Kantabanji […]

Ex-Samiti member dies as bonded labourer, family seeks admin support

Bargarh: Family of an ex-Samiti Member, who was working as a bonded labourer in Bengaluru, has approached the Bargarh district Collector to bring back his body from Andhra Pradesh. Ex-Samiti Member Chhabilal Duduka, resident of Gourenmunda village under Gaisilet block of Bargarh district, was run over by a train near Nellore railway station in Andhra […]