India, June 27 -- The daughter of Kalahandi district's tribal farmer Dana Majhi who made headlines 5 years ago for walking with the corpse of his wife for about 10 km, has cleared this year's Odisha's high school certificate examination, results of which were announced Friday evening

In August 2016, Chandini, Majhi's eldest daughter, walked along with her father as he carried the corpse of his wife Amangdei on his shoulders for 10 kms after failing to arrange a vehicle to carry her home. His long walk from the female TB ward of Kalahandi district headquarters hospital at Bhawanipatna made the world notice the stark poverty and helplessness of tribals in the region.Amangdei had died at the hospital during treatment.

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