37% rural youth sans Internet access: Study
In August 2012, the state Human Rights Commission led by retired Supreme Court judge Justice Ashok Ganguly, had ordered that Prof Mahapatra and his friend Subrata Sengupta, who was also arrested in the case, be paid compensation of Rs. 50,000 each. The state government had ignored the order; the state will now have to pay Prof Mahapatra and Mr Sengupta a total of Rs. 75,000 each.