We were only trying to encourage her to be mentally strong. There was no ill intention of any kind, Mamata said.
On the other hand, the social worker Mamata Behera who has been accused of making the Padma Shri awardee dance also kept her stand in writing without appearing before the sub-collector
Notably, Kamala’s condition has worsened after she was forced to dance by the social worker.
Padma Shri Kamala Pujari was reportedly made to dance in the ICU of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack triggering a controversy. A purported video of the controversial incident has now gone viral.
Prior to her discharge from the hospital, a female social worker allegedly forced the tribal activist to dance inside the ICU. In the viral video, the female activist can be seen dancing with Pujari with a local music being played in the background.
The SCB authorities have formed a special team of doctors for the treatment of Pujari who is suffering from kidney-related ailments.
Padma Shri Kamala Pujari's health condition is stated to be critical. She has been shifted to Cuttack SCB hospital from Koraput district hospital.
Koraput: Member of the Odisha Planning Board and winner of ‘Equator Initiative Award,’ Kamala Pujari was admitted to Saheed Laxman Naik Medical College and Hospital (SLNMCH) in Koraput today after she complained of difficulty in breathing. According to reports, Kamala is also feeling pain in her waist, stomach and chest. Earlier, last week Kamala had fallen unconscious […]
Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: A woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district, Kamala Pujari, who being a member of the Odisha Planning Board was living in a thatched house, got a pucca house today under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Earlier in March, OTV had telecasted a story on how Kamala was living with her six-member family in […]
Bhubaneswar/Jeypore: Woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district Kamala Pujari, who had brought laurels for Odisha by winning the ‘Equator Initiative Award’ in Johannesburg of South Africa in 2002, is living with her six-member family in a kutcha house despite the reality that a ladies hostel building in the campus of Orissa University of Agriculture […]
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Jeypore: Following OTV telecast on negligence of Odisha Government towards Kamala Pujari forcing the administration to invite her for a Ratri Aahar Kendra inauguration ceremony at the Jeypore District Headquarters Hospital, the woman farmer of Koraput was honoured with another chance to inaugurate an Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) in the old Sub-Divisional Hospital (SDH) […]
Bhubaneswar: D Prakash Rao, popular as the ‘chai wala’ of Cuttack has been conferred with the Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan. Apart from Rao, two others from Odisha—Daitari Nayak and Kamala Pujari have been chosen for the prestigious award. […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s sister Gita Mehta, who was conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award for Literature and Education yesterday, has declined to receive the award. The writer said she was grateful to the Government of India for choosing her, but politely refused to accept it stating that the timing of the […]
Bhubaneswar: When Kamala Pujari, the woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district and member of the Odisha Planning Board, inaugurated the Ratri Aahar Kendra at the Jeypore District Headquarters Hospital Monday night following an invitation from the administration, it became evident that the efforts of OTV did not go in vain. On December 29 (Saturday), […]