Gumla: Laborer dies after falling while working in MNREGA well – BollywoodWallah

Laborer Anjan Oraon (35), resident of Tangar Sikwar village of Ghaghra police station, died after falling into the well while working in well construction on Wednesday. According to the information, well construction work of Chhedna Oraon was going on in Tangar Sikwar village, where unknown Oraon was working in the well construction plan. While working, his foot slipped and he fell down into the well.

After this, he was hurriedly picked up and brought to Ghaghra Community Health Centre, where he died during treatment. After this the incident was informed to Ghaghra Police. Since it was late night on Wednesday, the body was kept in the police station at night and on Thursday morning the body was sent to Gumla for post-mortem. After receiving information about the incident, MNREGA BPO Baby Kumari, Panchayat Secretary Shankar Kherwar, Mukhiya Firangi Oraon and Employment Servant Niranjan Kumar met the family of the deceased and promised to provide all possible help.

As immediate support, 50 kg rice and Rs 5,000 in cash were given to the family of the deceased. In this regard, BPO said that if a laborer dies while working under MNREGA, then under the MNREGA Act, a compensation of Rs 2 lakh is given to his family.

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