The deceased has been identified Janaki Munda of Kashibahal village under Dharmgarh police limits in the district.
As per reports, the woman had gone to the canal near her village to take a bath this afternoon. She slipped into the deep water and swept away due to the strong current of the canal.
On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body from a distant embankment of an agricultural field.
Dharmgarh Municipality Chairman Ashok Kumar Mohanty, local councillors met the family members of the deceased and demanded adequate compensation from the government.
Later, the local Tehsildar reached the spot and assured adequate compensation from the government to the nearest kin of the deceased.
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