Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a lineman was electrocuted while working at a electric sub-station at Manmunda in Boudh district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Chaitanya Pradhan.
Meanwhile, locals have blocked the National Highway 57 at Manmunda by keeping the dead body in protest against the fatal mishap. They alleged negligence of the electric department for the death of the lineman.
Due to the road blockade, hundreds of trucks, buses and other vehicles have stranded on roadsides on both the ends of the agitation site.

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