Kalahandi:5/12/17 Dana Majhi, carrying the corpse of his wife on shoulders for miles, shook the conscience of humanity and defamed the state all over the world, not long ago. But a recent picture of the ‘poor’ tribal Kalahandi man reportedly riding a new motorcycle has taken the Internet by storm!
An unconfirmed photo showing Dana Majhi with his recently-purchased motorcycle has been trending on the interne Dana Majhi had grabbed headlines last year for carrying the corpse of his wife for nearly 10 kms from the hospital after he was denied a mortuary van by the hospital authorities in August 2016 Majhi’s wife, Amangdei, who was suffering from tuberculosis, had died at a government hospital onAugust 24 last year. With no other help and money, Dana Majhi carried his wife’s body on his shoulder and the incident went on to stoke a huge outrage not only in Odisha but also across the country and outside.
Following outcry, help started to pour in from different quarters including a financial assistance of Rs 9 lakh from Bahrain PM.