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 - Amid Coronavirus Lockdown, Telangana Govt Announces 75% Salary Cut For Employees

Kushadhar Bag, a research scholar of political science from Balangir district, was staying there for over a month now, police said. Also Read - Coronavirus Pandemic: Confirmed Cases Climb to 1251, Total Deaths Now at 32 | Top Developments

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 - Fact Check: No, Financial Year Has Not Been Extended by 3 Months

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

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