Dhenkanal: Dhenkanal district Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD) President and the sarpanch of Kaimati Mitanjali Swain was hit by a truck at Rangila Square near Deogaon village under PS: Raghunathpalli ,the same killed her on the spot.
Mitanjali was to visit her relatives in Rourkela when the mishap took place. The auto-rickshaw which she boarded from the Rourkela Railway Station along with her father, mother and minor child was struck by a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction at Rangila Square.
The victim’s father, mother and child also sustained critical injury in the accident and were rushed to a nearby hospital following the incident.
Mitanjali was also a member of the Orissa High Court Bar Association. BJD workers, her relatives and well-wishers have condoled the untimely demise of the BJD leader.