Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (Localwire): A home guard working with the Odisha Police on Wednesday lost both of his legs after he slipped while boarding a moving train at Nilagiri Road railway station in Balasore district, police said.
The ill-fated home guard has been identified as Natabara Nayak.
Nayak, attached to Soro police station, was going to attend Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s meeting at the district headquarters.
A seriously injured Nayak was first taken to Balasore district headquarters hospital. He was later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The chief minister announced an assistance of Rs 1 lakh for the injured home guard.
He directed officials for arranging free medical treatment for Nayak and wished him a speedy recovery.