Tag: Dana Majhi

What Happened to Dana Majhi, whose story of plight rattled a nation

Bhubaneswar/Bhawanipatna: Do you still remember Dana Majhi, who became a symbol of poverty & government apathy after he was forced to carry the body of his dead wife on his shoulders for nearly 12 kms some three years back? OTV team reached Dana Majhi’s village in Melghara under Thuamul Rampur of Kalahandi district to check […]

Mahaprayan Fails Again! Body Carried In Sling In Kalahandi

Kalahandi: In August 2016, Kalahandi hogged headlines after a man, Dana Majhi, walked for 10 kilometres with his wife’s corpse on his shoulder after being denied a hearse vehicle. Nothing seems to have changed for the people residing in the remote areas as cases of disrespect to the dead fail to die down even after […]

This Overkill Won’t do Dana Majhi Any Good

By Sandeep Sahu From the dusty, tortuous roads of Kalahandi to an aircraft flying serenely 30, 000 feet above the ground, Dana Majhi has taken an incredible leap in three weeks. The man, who set off on a back-breaking trek back to his village located 60 kms away from Bhawanipatna with his dead wife’s body […]