Funding for Rasik Munda’s treatment has been hampered.
Kankadahad :(Naba Kishore Sahoo) : After the news broke, the administration arrived at Rasik’s house. Kankadahad: Rasik Munda, 38, of Goppur village, Kerryoli village panchayat, Kankadahad block, Dhenkanal district, has been bedridden for six months due to an unknown disease. The house was razed to the ground. The house was in a state of disrepair due to lack of medical treatment. The widow moved away in 2012 when her two daughters, Gita Munda (13) and Manju Munda (10), went to her father’s house to study at the age of 10. Taking care Rasik Munda, a helpless young man, could benefit from government assistance.
Earlier, the National Executive Council of the Human Rights Council of India, Dukhbandhu Bishwal, Block President, Biranchi Sahu, and social activist Narsingh Sahu extended a helping hand to Dhenkanal Hospital for treatment and provided some financial assistance. Panda, Panchayat Executive Officer Saroj Behera, Kerjuli Sarpanch Rajkishore Sahu arrived at Rasik Munda’s house and handed over food items, informing the department to get financial assistance from the Red Cross, Rasik Munda’s daughter was staying at the Rodang School to study at the hostel. “The house where Rasik Munda is now living is completely muddy. The government is giving away housing to the people every year under the housing scheme, while the question of whether a helpless poor person like Rasik is deprived of the scheme is questionable,” he said.