Cuttack, Sep 27 (PTI) Police Thursday retrieved the body of a partially blind PhD scholar of Ravenshaw University from a drain adjacent to the New PG Hostel of the campus. Also Read - BCCI Not Planning to Cut Virat Kohli and Co. Salaries Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Kushadhar Bag, a research scholar of political science from Balangir district, was staying there for over a month now, police said. Also Read - Hardik Pandya Shares New Fitness Video During Quarantine Period Amid Coronavirus Lockdown | WATCH VIDEO

The university authorities said the visually handicapped scholar had fallen from the hostel terrace to his death, members of Blind Association of Odisha alleged that he was murdered by some anti-social elements. Also Read - Ajay Devgn Birthday: 11 Famous Dialogues of Actor That Every Movie Buff Knows by Heart

The vice-chancellor also ordered an in-house enquiry into the death,” University Registrar Maheswar Agasti said.

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