Freed JE`s mother worried for abducted Malkangiri collector
Parvati Majhi, mother of junior engineer Pabitra Majhi on Thursday expressed relief at the release of her son and urged the Maoists to free Malkangiri district Collector R V Krishna without further delay.
Bhubaneswar: Parvati Majhi, mother of
junior engineer Pabitra Majhi on Thursday expressed relief at
the release of her son and urged the Maoists to free
Malkangiri district Collector R V Krishna without further
Thanking the Maoists for releasing her son, Parvati
Majhi told reporters, "The Collector babu is also like my son.
I am a mother and I know the agony of the family when a child
Asking Maoists to return to the mainstream, she
appealed to the rebels to abjure abduction and the path of
violence. "I want that Maoists should mingle with other people
and shun violence," she said.
Narrating her nearly week-long ordeal after Majhi reached
Chitrakonda following his release in a forest area,
50-year-old Parvati told reporters at her house that she could
neither sleep nor eat ever since she came to know about the
abduction of her son and the Collector on February 16.
"I was praying to God all along for the safe release
of my son and the Collector babu," Parvati said adding that
she wanted to have a talk with Pabitra.
"I am also worried about my son`s health ... he spent
so many days inside dense forest. I am eager to meet him as
soon as possible," she said.
The mother also requested the district administration
of Malkangiri though media to make arrangements for her to
speak to Pabitra.
Parvati confirmed that the person released by
Maoists was her son after seeing the video footage.
Majhi`s return was also officially confirmed by Home
Secretary U N Behera.