Nayagarh: A case of people believing in superstition has come to the fore from Barasahi village under Sarankul police limits in Nayagarh district of Odisha in which the locals tried to bring a dead man back to life.
The deceased has been identified as Rabi Nahak of Singarpur village.
According to reports, Rabi fell ill all of a sudden while attending a religious festival on Saturday. He was rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where the doctor declared him brought dead following which the body was sent for autopsy by the Sarankul police.
The body was handed over to the family members after the post mortem procedure.
However, instead of conducting his last rites, the villagers started performing some rituals and prayers to bring him back to life.