MLA Jagabandhu Majhi, shot dead by Maoists, cremated

UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2011 01:26 AM IST
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Biju Janata Dal legislator Jagabandhu Majhi, who was gunned down by suspected Maoists in Orissa, was cremated on Sunday. 39-year old Majhi, a well-known tribal leader, was shot point blank during a public meeting along with his personal security officer P K. Patro, by suspected Maoist rebels in Nawarangpur district on September 24. According to media reports, the incident took place around 1 pm, when Majhi had gone to Gona village to distribute land 'pattas' to landless people.


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