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Death toll in Grasim Industries Ltd steam pipe explosion rose to two

Berhampur: 11/10/20 The death toll in Grasim Industries Ltd steam pipe explosion mounted to two after an engineer succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

Earlier on October 9, a helper also died during treatment in the capital city.

According to reports, four employees including an engineer had sustained serious injuries in the mishap that took place on October 6. They were rescued and admitted to MKCG Hospital in Berhampur.

Earlier on October 9, a helper had succumbed to his injuries.

The Grasim Industries, belonging to Aditya Birla Group, is the only company to produce caustic soda in Odisha.

Following the mishap, other employees had staged a dharna on the premises of the company alleging that the firm is least bothered about their safety after an ambulance delayed in reaching the spot to carry the victims to the hospital.

 

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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