Bhubaneswar, June 15 -- Over suspected cases of deaths that recently occurred in Manuspadar village of Kashipur in Rayagada district, Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi today directed the Health Department and Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) to enquire and find out the reasons for such fatalities and take all possible steps to bring the situation back to normalcy.

The Chief Minister also ordered the Panchayati Raj Department to provide drinking water to the residents and construct a motorable road to the village at the earliest.

It is pertinent to mention, the five reported deaths at Manuspadar village under Kashipur block have occurred in a month. The village is in a remote and inaccessible area.

A state-level team had previous...