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National Scheduled Tribes Commission members to probe ‘Pando’ deaths

Taking serious cognizance of many deaths of members of Pando,

Taking serious cognizance of many deaths of members of Pando, a protected tribe, in Odgi of Surajpur, a four member probe team of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is set to visit the state on October 4.

The team’s visit is significant as the deaths have been reported as due to lack of basic facilities. More than two dozen including few children have perished in this short duration. There is also serious allegation that hardly any health facilities have been provided in the area despite the tribe being protected.

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