The deceased has been identified as Dillip Mohapatra, a resident of Barapada village of the same district.
As per the report, Dillip had been to Brahmanpatna village in the morning in some work when the attack took place. The assailant chased him on the street to hack with a sharp weapon.
The victim bled profusely and died on the spot. His body kept lying on the roadside for hours before Gadishagoda Police reached the spot and the sent the same for autopsy.
A case has been launched in connection with the murder by police and a manhunt has been launched to nab the culprit.
The incident is being suspected to be a fallout of past enmity.