Top government officials surveyed the house of the victim and noticed its lack of adequate space. They decided the address to the media would take place at a school ground where a helipad has been created. Security officials told the father to make sure there wasn't much crowd when the CM came to meet the family.
"Where were they till now? When someone fell ill, he walked for 15km and yet didn't get treatment," said a villager.
Janardan Sahi, district panchayat officer, admitted, "This is the region's most backward area. We have brought the village under Dr Lohia Samagra Gramin Yojna for housing and sanitation." The village has become a garrison due to the presence of hundreds of policemen and scores of government vehicles.