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Witch-Hunt Victims Memorial.

A memorial for witch-hunt victims is an innovative way to sensitise people to shun the heinous practice of witch-hunting.

(Memorial for Witch-Hunt Victims)

  • It is placed in the premises of the District Police Office, Keonjhar.

  • It is a symbolic statue in memory of all the innocents who were killed after being branded as witch, the names of the victims have been etched on a granite stone.


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  • Director General of Police Dr. R.P. Sharma, IPS inaugurated the statue in the presence of Witch-hunt Victims and members of self-help groups.

  • An awareness messages along with copies of the Odisha Prevention of Witch-hunting Act, 2013, was distributed to raise awareness about the social evil.

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