Those remaining inside the reserve allege that the forest department officials carry out relocation by threatening them.
The Odisha High Court had earlier suggested the use of elephants or machines for pulling the Rath instead of devotees.
The deceased was identified as Surendra Behera, 36, hailing from Raikoma village in Baisinga.
The Ratha Yatra is scheduled for the 23rd of June.
The affected blocks were Khunta,Gopabandhunagar, Karanjia, Kusumi, and Badasahi.
One Susanta Naik of Budhmara village was a salesman in a garment showroom for the past fifteen years.
The department had identified more than 1500 fire points spread over an area of 500 kelometers during 2018 and 2019 prone to the forest fire.
District education officer Pradosh Kumar Nayak said the matter has come to his notice.
The unique festival also called Baha started in the second of February. It will continue till mid-March.
The state has more than two million Kudumi population including half a million in Mayurbhanj district, Mohanta’s home.